We provide critical services for children, teens, adults, and families who are facing times of crisis, ranging from mental health and substance use challenges to domestic violence and sexual assault. Using evidence-based therapy approaches, such as DBT and CBT, we teach individuals to identify emotional states in themselves and others, while learning and practicing emotional resilience techniques and coping skills.
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.
Mental Health Crisis Warning Signs are informal symptom checks. Typically checklists or short questionnaires that ask people to consider their
Mental Health Screenings are informal symptom checks. Typically checklists or short questionnaires that ask people to consider their symptoms and answer yes or no, they experience a given symptom.
Behavioral Health Assessments can be informal or formal, and give a professional insight into your emotional state. It also looks at how you think, reason and remember.
Mental Health Evaluations are intended to offer increased awareness of why an individual may be struggling to meet developmental, academic, or social milestones.
Mental Health Counselors can help treat mental health conditions and other sources of distress, such as relationship problems or bereavement. They do this by providing people with a space to explore their feelings and by teaching them beneficial skills and coping strategies. They may use a variety of therapeutic techniques to help a person manage anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.
Mental Health Counselors may also specialize in specific conditions, traumatic experiences, or addictions. It is important that a person feels comfortable with their counselor, as their relationship with them will likely have an impact on whether or not their treatment works.
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Part of effective mental health treatment is the development of a mental health care plan. Mental Health Care Plans are important because they act as a map for the therapeutic process and provide you and your therapist with a way of measuring whether therapy is working.
A plan identifies problems you want to work on in therapy, what your goals for these problems are, and steps you can take to work towards accomplishing these goals. It’s important that you be involved in the creation of your treatment plan so it will be unique to you.
Morgan Mental Health professionals work collaboratively with the client to construct a treatment plan that has achievable goals that provide the best chance of treatment success.
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There is no one-size-fits-all to mental health treatment approaches. Treatment should be tailored to each individual. Mental health problems can vary greatly from person to person, even among those with the same mental health diagnosis.
Together with a treatment team you can develop a well-rounded and integrated recovery plan that may include counseling, medications, support groups, education programs and other strategies that work for you.
Therapists have training in a variety of techniques that can help you better cope with mental illness, resolve personal issues, and create personal changes in your life.
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Going to a therapist doesn’t necessarily mean getting medicated, but if it’s something you have questions about, those are important to bring up with your therapist.
Medication can be an essential part of mental health treatment. Medication management involves outpatient evaluation and management of psychotropic medications used to treat adult mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, Bipolar disorder, ADHD and others.
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The 3 Phases of Our Therapeutic Process
People sometimes assume that their problems are relatively minor and can be solved alone, or with the help of friends & family. However, our mental health professionals are trained to help solve problems. They work on guiding the identification of mental health concerns and find reliable methods for improvement. Our providers will generally follow a 3 phased therapeutic process. Each phase contains specific treatment steps and while each person’s experience in counseling/therapy will vary, the following will give you an idea of what to expect through the process.
Phase 1 - The Beginning Phase
The Morgan Mental Health Team schedules all of their appointments, the ideal way to begin the therapeutic process is with our online form. You may also contact us to speak with us or leave a voicemail. We will be in touch during our soonest available office hours. We will schedule an intake appointment, ask/answer questions and take care of paperwork.
Most people feel an immense relief after the first appointment. Because they experience a partial release of a buildup of emotion.
Phase 2 - The Action Phase
During the second phase a person will explore their thoughts and feelings as the counselor/therapist helps foster awareness, facilitate insights and work on building the therapeutic relationship. Focusing on behavior change, rehearsal and decision making, the counselor/therapist will work with the person to develop new skills and strategies, while guiding goal setting, modification and evaluation of the process.
Phase 3 - The Decision Phase
The last phase for a course of therapy. The person feels confident about the skills and strategies received from therapy, Together with their therapist, they have evaluated the effectiveness of therapy and decide to either continue or end therapy. A person does not have to be completely symptom-free at the end of therapy, they should, feel good about the support system set in place as well as more confident about responding to triggers and the hurdles they encounter in day-today life.