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Psychotherapy

At Brain Wellness Institute we are committed to holistic and collaborative therapeutic support. Our highly trained and experienced team includes clinicians from a variety of clinical and cultural backgrounds that are dedicated to helping patients achieve their goals in relationships, careers, and personal growth. Our therapists aim to support individuals by meeting their unique goals, which may include improving mood and quality of interpersonal relationships, developing more effective stress management skills, or processing trauma. Our therapists have experience treating depression, anxiety, ADHD, substance abuse, PTSD, eating disorders, Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive stress disorder, and anger management. Our team of psychologists are specialized and trained in multiple treatment modalities including short-term solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, supportive therapy, family therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and trauma focused therapy.

Therapy may be conducted in an individual, family, couple, or group setting, and can help both children and adults. Most sessions are 30 to 50 minutes long. Psychotherapy can be short-term (a few sessions), dealing with immediate issues, or long-term (months or years), dealing with longstanding and complex issues. The goals of treatment and arrangements for how often and how long to meet are planned jointly by the patient and therapist. Therapy sessions are customized to an individual’s particular needs and may be focused on a particular problem area or allow for patients to explore multiple issues as a way to facilitate awareness and personal growth. Through therapy, individuals may learn new skills, develop specific treatment goals, increased insight and psychological awareness, and improve relationships.

Research shows that most people who receive psychotherapy experience symptom relief and feel more able to function in their lives. According to the American Psychological Association, approximately 75% of individuals benefit from psychotherapy. Psychotherapy has been shown to improve emotions and behaviors and to be linked with positive changes in the brain and body. The benefits also include fewer sick days, less disability, fewer medical problems, and increased work satisfaction.