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How much therapy costs with insurance

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Apr 25, 2019 11:39:19 AM

 

Speaking with a therapist and making your mental health a priority is an important first step towards living a healthier and happier lifestyle. The good news is that therapy is covered by insurance if you are insured by a major insurance provider. In this blog, we’ll show you how to find out exactly how much your therapy will cost with your health insurance. There’s no doubt that your mental health is worth the investment.

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Topics: Services, Counseling, Insurance, Mental Health services, therapy

Does your health insurance cover therapy?

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Apr 10, 2019 12:12:33 PM

Mental health services, like therapy and substance abuse treatment, are covered equally by health insurance plans, but it wasn't always that way. In this blog, we’ll give you the tools you need to check your health insurance plan for mental health coverage.

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Topics: Services, Counseling, Insurance, therapy

Roadmap: Recovering from substance abuse

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jan 22, 2015 12:40:36 PM

If you or someone you care about is abusing a substance and is not getting treatment for it, what can be done to help them?

The first step toward recovery is recognizing a problem exists and making the decision to get help with an addiction.

The individual with the problem needs to know they are not alone in their abuse or not seeking treatment. About 1 in 10 Central Florida residents use illicit drugs, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

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Topics: Services, Substance Abuse, Counseling

Therapy options for children dealing with depression

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Jan 14, 2015 1:22:47 PM

Childhood depression is a growing issue in today's society. According to The National Institute of Mental Health, 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by the age of 18 and this is the leading cause of disability among Americans age 15 to 44. With children, it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint if a behavior or behaviors being exhibited are related to a temporary phase he or she might be going through or because of true depression.

Issues with childhood depression, that go untreated, can turn into bigger issues as children grow into their adolescence and adulthood. 

  • TTHI Counseling Center has found that expressive or creative arts therapy as a form of counseling for children is very effective. With this form of therapy, the focus is on the arts as a treatment for the illness, such as art, music, dance, writing, etc. Therapy using the arts may sometimes come across as a form of play, but it encourages the child to express themselves through their art and allows the therapist to understand the feelings of the patient beyond the scope of "play".
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Topics: Services, Childhood Depression, Counseling for Children

Self help isn't enough: Why veterans need more help with substance abuse

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Dec 23, 2014 12:18:00 PM

When it comes to substance abuse and the military, veterans are not immune to the problems faced by so many other Americans. Illicit drug use, such as marijuana or hallucinogens, may not be as widely abused, but heavy alcohol, tobacco and prescription drug use is a common problem for veterans or those who have recently returned from active duty. 

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Topics: Services, Substance Abuse, Help for Veterans

What is a transition house?

Posted by Jennifer Dellasanta on Dec 10, 2014 4:00:00 PM

A transition house is often associated with a halfway house. And, that’s how we started back in 1993. We began as a traditional halfway house which provided substance abuse treatment and transitional housing for men. The purpose of the halfway house was to help those struggling with alcohol or drug abuse, and to help them become members of society.

However, through the years of growth, we have discovered that a transition house is more than a halfway house. A transition house does much more than provide substance abuse treatment for men. So, what is a transition house exactly?

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Topics: Transition House, Services

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