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3 things you should know about mental health insurance coverage

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Mar 12, 2019 2:29:49 PM

 

Did you know your health insurance covers mental health treatment? Everything from routine talk-therapy to inpatient residential treatment is covered. This is because mental health services fall under essential health benefits. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you’re taking full advantage of your health insurance plan.

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Topics: Counseling, Insurance, therapy

How cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treats depression

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Sep 26, 2018 10:42:24 AM

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy used to treat mental health disorders like depression. It can also be used to treat anxiety, PTSD and borderline personality disorder. CBT works by identifying and modifying the negative thoughts or behaviors that cause or worsen a person’s symptoms. In this blog, we’ll discuss how CBT is used to treat depression.

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Topics: Counseling, Behavioral health services, depression

Focusing on the positives: What to expect from SFBT

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Aug 28, 2017 1:01:38 PM

Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is a type of therapy that focuses on achieving goals rather than fixing problems. Using SFBT, a therapist works with you to identify a goal and emphasize the strengths you already possess that will help you achieve that goal. This approach is unique because the focus is not about fixing a specific problem, but about working towards your desired outcome. Rather than a question of if change will happen, SFBT asks when change will happen.

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Topics: Counseling

5 ways to talk to your partner about couples therapy

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Aug 18, 2017 9:23:27 AM

Relationships take work. Even in healthy relationships, partners will argue or disagree from time to time. This is completely normal, regardless of how long you and your partner have been together. Sometimes, the challenges you face as a couple can become more than both of you can handle on your own and couples therapy is needed to help you resolve your differences.

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Topics: Counseling

Does marriage counseling work?

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jul 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Relationships take work. Marriage is no exception.

While disagreements are common and unavoidable, it’s important to know when you and your partner may need the help of a marriage counselor. Couples therapy, family therapy and marriage counseling can be successful for couples who are willing to address their differences and challenges. It’s important to note that separation and/or divorce might be the healthiest option for some couples. Whether you are looking to stay together or figuring out if your relationship is one worth continuing, marriage counseling can work for you and your partner in a number of different ways.

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Topics: Counseling

5 reasons to see a therapist

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jul 10, 2017 4:53:30 PM

Therapy can be a helpful and healing experience for people who are looking to cope with stressors, or just wanting to improve their quality of life. When you consider that 88% of people who have received some form of therapy felt improvements to their condition - even after just one session - it’s clear that therapy can be effective for many people with a variety of concerns.

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Topics: Counseling, Mental Health services

How to choose the right therapist for you

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jun 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Mental health care has changed over the last few decades. Now, there are several treatment options available for individuals who are wanting to visit a therapist, psychologist, or counselor to help treat symptoms of mental illness and disorders such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD. A therapist or counselor can employ a variety of treatments ranging from talk therapy for individuals and families, play therapy for children, residential treatment for substance abuse and addiction, as well as techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness therapy.

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Topics: Counseling

TTHI Counseling Center opens in Chattanooga

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jun 16, 2017 12:56:31 PM

The Transition House is celebrating the opening of our newest counseling center in Chattanooga, Tennessee! On June 8, 2017, The Transition House, along with Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, celebrated our grand opening with a ribbon cutting and reception surrounded by members of the local community.

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Topics: Counseling

Meet the counselors: Joy Moody, counselor in St. Cloud

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Apr 24, 2017 4:16:49 PM

Part of having a successful counseling experience is finding a counselor who is a good fit for you, your needs and your expectations. If you are looking for counseling in Central Florida, Joy Moody is a Clinical Social Worker at our Counseling Center in St. Cloud. We got together with Joy to talk about her work with The Transition House and her experience as a counselor.

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Topics: Counseling

5 things you may be doing because of social anxiety

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Apr 10, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Social anxiety disorder is often misunderstood. Social anxiety is more than being shy and often co-exists with anxiety, depression and other mental illness or disorders. Sufferers might feel shame and anxiety for being unable to participate fully in their own life - whether that’s socially or professionally - and they may feel embarrassed for feeling shame or anxiety at all. The good news is that counseling can help social anxiety, but first, see if you recognize any of these behaviors.

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Topics: Counseling, anxiety

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