Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Morgan Mental Health Care
1901 North Lakes Place
Meridian, Idaho 83646
Hours & Fees
- Master of Arts in Social Work, California state University, Bakersfield
- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Sonoma Psychotherapy Institute
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Beck Institute
- Licensed Professional Counselor LCSW-39885
- National Provider Identifier NPI-1649308677
Morgan Primary Health Care Professional
Erin Salyer, LCSW.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Erin is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in adults and teenagers with depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders. She also treats clients with substance use disorders. She also provides faith-based counseling from a Christian worldview. She earned her Masters in Social Work from California State University of Bakersfield.
Her specializations include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) which is the best evidence-based practice for borderline personality disorder as well as other emotion regulation disorders. She worked with a specialized DBT team for 5 years teaching the components of mindfulness, reducing distress, managing emotions, and improving relationships. She has also received specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) from the Beck Institute, the creators of CBT. She has additional training in treating trauma through specialized Eye Movement Rapid Desensitization (EMDR) through the Sonoma Psychotherapy Institute. She is comfortable using either a specialized treatment approach or an eclectic client-centered approach depending on the needs of the client and believes that her job as a therapist is to be a partner in helping the client reach their full potential.
She worked for a private clinic treating adults and adolescents for the past 2 years. Prior to that she worked as both a case manager and therapist for Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services for 12 years treating adults with chronic and persistent mental health disorders.
“Be strong now, because things will get better.
It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever.”
Modes and types of mental health care are as varied as the individuals who seek therapeutic support. While there are some therapeutic models that are more popular than others, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to mental health care. Nuances in the types and modes of therapy will support different people in different ways.
Depending on the situation in which an individual or group of individuals are seeking therapeutic support, there are several different modes of therapy that Erin utilizes.
- Family Therapy
- Marriage & Couples
- Relationship Counseling
- Group Therapy
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Modes
Psychotherapy, also referred to as talk therapy, psycho-social therapy, counseling, or, simply, therapy, is the primary method for treating mental health problems by talking with a mental health provider. The goal is the help an individual better understand their mental health and teach strategies and tools that manage unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.
While there are many approaches to psychotherapy, there is no single approach that works for everyone. A therapist may use a blended approach, sampling techniques from several different types of psychotherapy. The kind of psychotherapy a person receives depends on his or her own unique needs.
Below are some of the types of psychotherapy Erin utilizes.
- Adlerian Psychology/Psychotherapy
- Anger Management
- Client-Centered Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
- Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- Strength-Based Therapy
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Aproaches
Areas of Focus
Erin offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders, couples and military personnel for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho.
Below is a short list of some of Erin’s areas of focus.
- Abuse/Survivors of Abuse
- Addictions & Compulsions
- Adjusting to Change/Life Transitions
- Attachment Issues
- Borderline Personality
- Caregiver Counseling
- Complex Posttraumatic Stress (-PTSD)
- Dual Diagnosis
- Emotional Overwhelm
- Emotional Regulation
- Grief, Loss & Bereavement
- Panic & Panic Attacks
- Postpartum Depression
- Posttraumatic Stress
- Religious Issues
- Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
- Sensitivity to Criticism
- Sexual Assault/Abuse
- Social Anxiety/Phobia
- Substance Use
- Suicidal Ideation & Behavior
- Trust Issues
- Women’s Issues
- Workplace Issues
- Young Adult Issues
Erin offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders and couples for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho.
MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Group Therapy
Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations
Mental health determination tools are used throughout the therapeutic process to determine whether someone could benefit from seeking professional mental health treatment, describe and diagnose problems, increase knowledge, insight and understanding. These tools aid both the patient and professional in creating or modifying treatment plans and measuring progress during the treatment.
Mental Health Screenings are informal symptom checks.
Typically checklists or short questionnaires that ask people to consider if they experience a given symptom and answer yes or no.
» Erin provides Mental Health Screenings
Behavioral Health Assessments can be informal or formal
They give a professional insight into a person’s emotional state. It also looks at how they think, reason and remember.
» Erin provides Behavioral Health Assessments
Mental Health Evaluations are formal
The intent is to provide increased awareness of why an individual may be struggling to meet developmental, academic, or social milestones.
» Erin provides the following Mental Health Evaluations
» Our Mental Health Evaluators Team provides Mental Health Evaluations
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Identifying, Diagnosing Mental Health Concerns, Disorders & Illness and Mental Health Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations.
Mental Health & Crisis Disorder Specialties
Mental health crises range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to traumatic mental health crisis or serious long-term conditions. A mental health crisis is a difficult life situation where a person’s coping strategies do not work.
People in crisis feel helpless and distressed, they feel like they are loosing control over their life. Erin is trained to help people experiencing a crisis and can teach skills and strategies to more effectively manage crisis situations.
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health & Crisis Disorders
Each stage of life creates different challenges to good mental health. Eating right, staying physically active, getting enough sleep, and having health relationship will help support good mental health & wellness throughout life.
An accurate diagnosis and an age-appropriate treatment program is crucial when one is suffering from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety or other mental health disorder.
Erin offers age-appropriate therapy, counseling and coaching for Teens, Adults and Elders.
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