What is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is an integrated approach to mental health, utilizing therapy counseling services in a safe environment, sometimes with medication, to yield calm, productive conversation that pinpoints and addresses patients’ needs. Psychotherapy identifies a different, uniquely integrative approach to each patient in the context of the patient’s conversations with and relationship to the therapist.

What are the types of psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy draws from a number of tactics including psychiatric counseling services. A psychologist often uses several to address a patient’s problems. Types of psychotherapy include cognitive behavioral therapy, coping skill development practiced in homework assignments, developing and recording new skills, reading assignments, and conversation.

Approach to psychotherapy at Strategic Medical Health

We use a combination of medication and therapy to treat psychiatric symptoms and disorders. As you meet with your provider, a clear diagnosis and plan will be developed to suit your particular needs. Combining medicine and therapy helps normalize effects of the psychiatric disorder while using alternative healing to restore the mind and body.

Psychotherapy patients will work with SMH physicians through dialogue in a supportive environment to solve past and current problems and to keep rising worries and extreme changes at bay.

Is psychotherapy right for me?t?

Psychotherapy is sought out for a wide range of reasons and from on even wider scale of extremes. Patients who benefit from psychotherapy are generally feeling:

  • Overwhelmed with helplessness or sadness
  • Overly aggressive
  • Unable to work through problems
  • Unable to concentrate on everyday tasks and work assignments
  • Overindulging in alcohol, drugs, or unhealthy habits
  • Overwhelmed by excessive worry or agitation

To learn more about our psychiatric services and their many benefits, reach out to our team at Strategic Mental Health.