Troy Psychiatrist

Psychotherapy TreatmentTroy, MI

Psychotherapy, otherwise known as talk therapy is a treatment aimed at helping alleviate the burden of a variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. Psychotherapy treatment can help to eliminate or control troubling symptoms in both children and adults.

The goal of psychotherapy is to foster an environment of understanding to help the patient function better and increase mental and overall health.

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What can I expect from a therapy session?

The setting can vary depending on the needs of each patient. Individual treatment is just as common as couples or family therapy. Sessions typically last anywhere from 30 to 50 minutes. The therapist will work with you on scheduling, so the appointments fit your lifestyle and method of treatment.

Every patient has the right to choose their therapist. Finding a psychotherapist who makes the patient feel comfortable is very important. Both the patient and therapist will need to be actively involved in each session for the relationship to feel natural and helpful. Neither side is solely responsible for the healing process. Building trust is a crucial step in working together effectively to reach a healthier state of mind.

Problems helped by psychotherapy


Difficulties coping with daily life

If you feel constantly distracted and have trouble completing even simple daily activities, then you may benefit from psychotherapy. Usually, these issues are due to underlying problems that have not been addressed. Psychotherapy treatment can help bring these issues to light and make them seem less daunting.

Our therapists maintain complete patient confidentiality, so you can feel comfortable sharing any aspect of your life. We can work with you through it all. Changes in your life can make going through your daily routine difficult. Even if the change is good, for example, a promotion or the planning of a wedding, stress is stress. Let us help you get through it.

Trauma

Trauma spans a wide range of life events, from the loss of a loved one to the onset of medical difficulties. Auto accidents, loss of a job and other significant, sudden changes in life can cause great distress. When trauma goes untreated, it begins to take over our livelihood. Psychotherapy can help diminish these problems and make them more manageable.

Mental disorders

Certain mental issues like depression or anxiety can get in the way of everyday life. Do not let your mental illness control you. Instead, control it with psychotherapy. For instance, those who are diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder can benefit greatly from psychotherapy.

Does psychotherapy work?

Many patients who receive psychotherapy treatment experience complete or partial symptom relief. The goal is to help patients function successfully in their lives. Psychotherapy has been proven to improve emotional response and diminish destructive behaviors. After just a few sessions with a psychotherapist, you can expect to see positive changes in both the brain and body.

Some people even report an increase in work satisfaction and a decrease in medical problems. It is clear that when your mind is working right, your body follows suit. Take care of your mind and body with psychotherapy treatment today.

At Better Mental Health, we can help you address troubling issues so that you can take control of your life. Visit us at our Troy office today.