COUNSELING / PSYCHOTHERAPY

Counseling and Psychotherapy are terms that are often used interchangeably with subtle differences. In practice counseling and psychotherapy often overlap, with both involving a therapeutic interaction between a client and a mental health clinician working together to solve issues. Counseling and Psychotherapy are proven approaches that can help people with their behavioral, emotional, and psychological problems.

   

Counseling generally targets a specific problem, behavior, or symptom; offers advice and guides the client through self-discovery; and denotes a relatively brief treatment.

   

Psychotherapy on the other hand often has a longer duration than counseling, focusing more on gaining insight into patterns of chronic symptom, feelings, and behaviors; and resolving underlying issues which fuel ongoing complaints.

  

Counseling and Psychotherapy may be delivered in an individual or group format.

   

Individual Counseling/Psychotherapy consists of an intimate one-on-one sessions focusing exclusively on the individuals client’s issues with treatment approaches specific to his/her needs. Within this process the mental health clinician helps the individual to explore and gain an understanding of self, and individually works through difficulties to develop skills for managing their behavior and coping with personal challenges.

Marriage and Family Counseling/Psychotherapy assist individuals, couples, and families work through problems and rebuild relationships.  Therapy may address a range of clinical problems including: individual issues, marital problems, child-parent difficulties, depression, anxiety, and/or other disorders.

   

Group Counseling/Psychotherapy typically ranges from 5 – 12 (3 – 6 for children)  individuals sharing their challenges and concerns facilitated by one's mental health clinician. This interactive process considers key issues that the group is concern with; provides group members the opportunities to learn with and from others; recognizes diverse patterns of thoughts and behaviors experienced by group members; consider alternative options for coping, managing behavior, and achieving personal goals; receives genuine support, and honest feedback; help group members with relationship difficulties; and learning how to effectively interact and deal with other people.

In-Home Therapy and Home Visits the assessment of client issues and deliver of counseling/psychotherapy in the home provides a pro-active approach to parent involvement, develop family-centered action plan to address concerns and furthers the mental health and development of the whole family.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Specializations:

  • Health Rehabilitation

  • Impulse Control

  • Interpersonal Difficulties

  • Life Transitions

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Self-Esteem/Self-Improvement

  • Self-Injurious Behavior

  • Substance Abuse

  • Educational Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Anger Management

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Bereavement/Grief

  • Career/Vocational

  • Christian/Biblical

  • Depression

  • Disruptive Behaviors

  • Family/Relationship

Eclectic Cognitive Behavioral Center

1733 Wooddale Blvd

Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Phone: 225-924-2800

Fax: 225-924-9280

 

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