- Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Morgan Mental Health Care
1901 North Lakes Place
Meridian, Idaho 83646
Hours & Fees
- Doctor of Clinical Psychology
- Master of Clinical Psychology
- Master of Counseling Psychology
- Master of Social Work
- Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy
- Telemental Health Counselor
- National Certified Counselor
- Licensed Clinical Psychologist
- National Provider Identifier
Morgan Primary Health Care Professional
Dr. Robin Wand, PsyD.
Doctor of Psychology - Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Robin Wand, PsyD. is a licensed clinical psychologist and has a strong profession history in working with adults in a variety of health care and mental health settings. Dr. Wand served as a clinical social worker in the Honolulu Veterans’ Outpatient Clinic for over a decade. She has worked as a registered occupational therapist in three day programs for persons challenged by persistent mental illness chronic medical conditions, and lower socioeconomic status. Dr. Wand has taught graduate students at Samuel Merritt University and extensively supervised these professions within their field work experience.
Throughout her career, Dr. Wand has formed a collaborative relationship with her clients in the rediscovery of their inner resources. Dr. Wand and her clients evaluate these assets to take steps towards mutually defined treatment goals. Dr. Wand believes change is possible. Through transitions, loss, old wounds, and current anxieties, Dr. Wand believes there is wisdom that emerges within the process. The contemplative exercise often provides insight as to the bewildering partnership between thoughts, emotion and behavior that stand in the way of satisfying work, school or interpersonal relationships.
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploration will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.”
~ T.S. Elliot
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 Robin utilizes.
- Family Therapy
- 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 Robin utilizes.
- Client-Centered Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Integration of Different Therapy Models
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Aproaches
Areas of Focus
Robin 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 Robin’s areas of focus.
- Abuse / Survivors of
- Academic Concerns
- Addictions &
- Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
- Aging & Geriatric Issues
- Caregiver Counseling
- Caregiver Issues / Stress
- Chronic Illness & Disability
- Communication Problems
- Emotional Abuse
- Emotional Overwhelm
- Family of Origin Issues
- Grief, Loss & Bereavement
- Life Transitions
- Mood Disorders
- Substance Use
- Workplace Issues
Robin 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. Below is a list of the groups Robin leads.
- Post Incarceration Adults
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.
» Robin 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.
» Robin 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.
» Robin 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. Robin is trained to help people experiencing a crisis and can teach skills and strategies to more effectively manage crisis situations.
- Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counseling
» 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.
Robin offers age-appropriate therapy, counseling and coaching for Teens, Adults and Elders.
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Age-appropriate Mental Health Care