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Psychotherapy and Counseling Services

When it comes to improving one’s mental and emotional health, we at Wellness Psychiatry are firm believers in the efficacy of psychotherapy. When it comes to your mental and emotional well-being, our team of committed specialists is here to back you up every step of the way.

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy, often called talk therapy, counseling, or psychosocial therapy, is a tried-and-true method of navigating psychological and emotional distress. Talk therapy is a method of gaining insight into one’s inner world by discussing one’s feelings, thoughts, and actions with a skilled mental health professional. Psychotherapy’s main purpose is to help people become more self-aware, develop more adaptive ways of handling stressful situations, and give them the tools they need to take charge of their own lives.

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Why Choose Psychotherapy?

Anxiety, depression, addiction, eating disorders, personality disorders, and other mental health issues can all be effectively treated with psychotherapy. At Wellness Psychiatry, we offer a welcoming place where you can do things like:

  • Learn more about the circumstances around your problems.
  • Discover how your ideas, feelings, and actions shape your disposition and actions.
  • Acquire useful strategies for dealing with stress and other difficulties.
  • Strengthen your bonds with those around you.
  • Develop yourself and gain control of your life.

Psychotherapy can help you live a happier and healthier life, whether you’ve been diagnosed with a mental health disorder or just need some extra help dealing with everyday stresses.

Types of Psychotherapy

There is no one set method for conducting psychotherapy; rather, it can take several shapes and sizes depending on the patient. The following are examples of common forms of psychotherapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT):

Focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and behaviors.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT):

Encourages acceptance of thoughts and emotions and commitment to personal values.

Narrative Therapy:

Assists people in rethinking and rewriting the narratives of their lives.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT):

Helps individuals manage intense emotions and develop effective coping skills.

Psychodynamic Therapy:

Examines the impact of one’s subconscious on one’s behavior.

Strengths-Based Therapy:

Determines where one excels and plays up those areas for development.

Our skilled counselors will consult with you to figure out the best course of action.

Duration and Results

The duration of psychotherapy sessions varies from patient to patient. While brief interventions may be sufficient for some problems, others will require more time and effort. Although psychotherapy is not a quick remedy, it can have long-term positive effects that enhance well-being.

How to Get the Most Out of Psychotherapy

To make the most of your therapy experience:

  • Get to know your therapist and build trust.
  • Participate actively in your treatment, viewing therapy as a collaborative effort.
  • Talk about how you really feel without holding back.
  • Stick to your treatment schedule and give yourself the best chance for recovery.
  • Have patience with yourself; developing healthier and more effective habits is a process.
  • Finish any reading or exercises prescribed by your counselor.

When it comes to your mental health and well-being, you can count on Wellness Psychiatry to provide you with caring and effective psychotherapy services. No matter what kind of mental health issue you’re dealing with or what kind of personal development you’re after, our committed staff is here to help you take on the world with grace and dignity.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -
Psychotherapy at Wellness Psychiatry

You’ve reached the Wellness Psychiatry frequently asked questions page for psychotherapy. We know you probably have some inquiries about psychotherapy and its potential benefits. Here are some frequently asked questions and their explanations:

What is psychotherapy, and how does it work?

Psychotherapy, or “talk therapy,” is having therapeutic sessions with a professional mental health counselor. Individuals get insight into their own minds, hearts, and actions through these discussions. Awareness of oneself, the cultivation of coping mechanisms, and the implementation of constructive lifestyle changes are all aided by therapy.

Is psychotherapy right for me?

People with a wide range of mental health concerns, as well as those who are just interested in expanding and bettering themselves, might gain from psychotherapy. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness or are simply dealing with difficulties in life, therapy can be a helpful resource.

How do I choose the right type of psychotherapy?

It’s important to consider your own goals and interests while deciding on a therapy modality. Together, you and one of our seasoned therapists can figure out the best course of action. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance-and-commitment therapy (ACT), and others are all examples of popular forms of talk therapy. Your therapist will provide you all the information you need and will work with you to determine the best type of psychotherapy that will meet your needs.

How long does psychotherapy last?

Therapy sessions last as long as necessary to achieve your stated goals. While short-term therapy may be sufficient for some problems, others may need more extensive care. Your therapist will adapt their approach based on your individual needs, and you’ll both keep tabs on how you’re doing.

Is my privacy protected in psychotherapy?

In psychotherapy, client confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Your therapist will protect your privacy, except for emergency situations or where required by law. You can have faith in your therapist’s ability to provide you with a nonjudgmental environment in which to open yourself.

What can I expect during my first psychotherapy session?

The first appointment is an introduction between you and your therapist. You will share your worries, aspirations, and anticipations. You will go more deeply into your emotions and thoughts as sessions continue. Meetings are usually arranged once every week or every other week, and they last for 50 minutes.

How can I get the most out of psychotherapy?

To get the most out of therapy, it’s important to:

  • Get to know your therapist and build trust.

  • Participate actively in your treatment, viewing therapy as a collaborative effort.

  • Talk about how you really feel without holding back.

  • Stick to your treatment schedule and give yourself the best chance for recovery.

  • Have patience with yourself; developing healthier and more effective habits is a process.

  • Finish any reading or exercises prescribed by your counselor.

How do I get started with psychotherapy at Wellness Psychiatry?

The initial steps are simple. Get started with psychotherapy right away by contacting us. If you’re ready to take the next step towards better mental health, our team of committed specialists is here to help you along the way.

Please don’t be shy about getting in touch with any follow-up inquiries or requests for clarification. We care about you and your mental health and will be here to support you in any way we can.

Providers Who Work With This Condition

Wellness Psychiatry Therapy Provider Kenzie Rambicure
Kenzie Rambicure
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Kenzie provides psychotherapy appointments in our Lakewood office and virtually. She accepts UHC and Aetna. Kenzie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her practice involves the modalities and foundations of EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Poly-Vagal Theory, Systems Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, Empowerment Perspective, and the mind-body connection.

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