Individual Therapy & Counseling

Individual therapy or counseling is a crucial element in order to increase understanding of thoughts and behavioral patterns to assist in increasing overall health & well-being.

Individual Therapy & Counseling 

Individual therapy or counseling is a crucial element in order to increase understanding of thoughts and behavioral patterns to assist in increasing overall health & well-being.

Psychotherapist Classifications:
Individual psychotherapy, mental health professionals are often referred to as:

Psychologists
Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (LCMHC)
Licensed Marriage and family therapists (LMFT)
Psychiatrists
Psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Each of these distinctions carries with it a set of skills, education & expertise for advancement in individual, one-on-one therapy.

Types of Psychotherapy:
Individual therapy or psychotherapy has several staple methodologies & utilized types of psychotherapy are:

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psycho-social intervention that aims to reduce symptoms of various mental health conditions, primarily depression and anxiety disorders.

Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT): Dialectical behavior therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy that began with efforts to treat personality disorders, and interpersonal conflicts. There is evidence that DBT can be useful in treating mood disorders, suicidal ideation, and for change in behavioral patterns such as self-harm and substance use.

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT): Acceptance and commitment therapy is a form of psychotherapy, as well as a branch of clinical behavior analysis. It is an empirically based psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies along with commitment and behavior-change strategies to increase psychological flexibility.

Psychodynamic therapy: Form of psychoanalysis and/or depth psychology, the primary focus of which is to reveal the unconscious content of a client’s psyche in an effort to alleviate psychic tension, which is inner conflict within the mind that was created in a situation of extreme stress or emotional hardship, often in the state of distress

Now that certainly is a lot to take in even in an abbreviated state, but at South Davis Psychological Services we utilize Individual psychotherapy in Centerville, UT and the surrounding areas to provide the best in individual counseling, EMDR therapy, family and couple counseling.

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