Initial consultations consist of the first session held between the therapist and the client/clients. The goal of an initial consultation is to explore the nature of the problem and allow both participants to determine whether a working therapeutic relationship is possible.
Individual therapy consists of the client and the therapist meeting one-on-one.
The goal of individual therapy is to help the client identify, assess, and monitor presenting concerns. Through this process clients may identify personal goals for treatment and future pursuits.
Through the use of the therapeutic relationship and cognitive-behavioral approaches, clients may address concerns with the goal of interpersonal growth and strength.
Family therapy consists of identified family members participating in the therapy process together.
Family therapy utilizes a family system approach that places equal emphasis on all family members and all relationships in an effort to address/improve identified concerns.
The goal of family therapy is to identify conflictual and unhealthy family patterns and replace them with healthier styles of communication. Although family therapy consists of working with the family unit, the therapist may choose to work with individuals, or specific family members in order to address specific concerns and increase treatment effectiveness.
Couples therapy consists of the therapist working directly with a couple on relationship concerns.
Couples may include pre-marital, marital, partnerships, and divorces/divorcing couples. The goal of couples therapy is to address identified concerns, with an emphasis on enhancing communication and teaching healthier conflict-resolution techniques.
Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.
Psychological testing refers to the battery of tests administered to evaluate intelligence, adaptive functioning, academic skills, and emotional and/or behavioral functioning. Psychological testing services are available for individuals 6 years old and older. Referrals for psychological testing are typically given by doctors, schools, and parents for the evaluation of:
Psychological testing batteries may vary depending upon the reason for referral, but often includes a structured interview, assessment of intellectual capability, academic achievement measures, objective measures of attention and memory, projective measures, reports by self, parents and teachers, and/or a school or naturalistic setting observation.
Testing administration time also varies according to the selection of tests used in the battery (ranging from 2-12 hours total). One or several testing sessions may be scheduled depending on the number of measures being administered.