Individual Therapy: At Hope Behavioral Health, our therapists primarily utilize an evidence based therapeutic approach called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that is particularly helpful in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety. Together, the client and therapist will evaluate the level of unhealthy emotions and behavior, along with their triggers. The client and the Therapist will explore and challenge faulty thinking and how to re-frame those thoughts by replacing self-defeating limiting beliefs with new hopeful beliefs so the client can effectively cope with the life stress and walk in freedom and emotional restoration.
Children and Adolescents who have suffered from serious acute, complex or chronic trauma, our therapists use Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), which is uniquely tailored evidence based therapeutic approach. There is strong consideration given to the cultural and spiritual context of the person in their environment.
Family Therapy is beneficial to improving the overall health of the family when faced with a family crisis or major family transition. Blended family issues through marriage, adoption the impact of divorce on all family members are also explored, especially when working with children. Family Therapy can also be helpful when helping respond to a child’s negative, disruptive and oppositional behavior at home or in school as well as their emotional health, such as low self-esteem, feelings of depression, heightened anxiety, fears, and concerns about their ability keep themselves safe. Through Family Therapy, family safety and boundary plans are established, and effective strategies are employed to promote stability and mutual cooperation among all family members.
Marriage, pre-marital and couples counseling, issues related to communication, intimacy, infidelity, emotional affairs, divorce, money management and parenting approaches are discussed and worked on as needed.
Addiction Treatment: At Hope Behavioral Health we provide treatment for those suffering from various addictions. We have therapists that utilize the spiritually based Twelve-Step approach, combined with traditional psychotherapy methods in order to maximize recovery gains. Each treatment approach is individually tailored for the client.
Group Therapy is a therapeutic intervention that draws on the encouragement and support of every member in the group. Members in the group are able to identify with others who are also going through the same struggle and as a result they feel isolated. Group members are able to offer support and encouragement to others as a result of having been there. Group members have the freedom to share their stories and emotions in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere while receiving the encouragement from others. The role of the therapist in group therapy is to guide the members of the group through a therapeutic process that offers insight, feedback, emotional healing and recovery. At Hope Behavioral Health, we are in the process of planning and launching several therapeutic groups. These Groups will focus on Parenting Skills Support Group; Youth Social Skills Group; and a Single Adult Interpersonal Relationships Group. The exact start date and details of each group will be announced when information is available.
At Hope Behavioral Health, we are committed to offering culturally competent, spiritually sensitive and trauma informed services that provide hope, emotional healing and positive change that improves lives and strengthens families.
So what does cultural competency, spiritual sensitivity and trauma informed mean at Hope Behavioral Health?
Cultural Competency: The knowledge and ability to understand and treat a person within their cultural context. By cultural context I am referring to the beliefs, attitudes, family and ethnic traditions, within the environment where a client functions in their daily lives.
Spiritual Sensitivity: The act of being respectful and sensitive to a client’s personal faith and their particular faith tradition, as well as their faith community which they are associated with, be it liberal, conservative, orthodox and all points in between. This also includes those who do not identify with any particular faith tradition at all.
Trauma Informed: A Trauma Informed agency means that we realize the wide spread impact of trauma and understand the potential paths for recovery. We recognize the signs and symptoms of trauma in our clients, families of our clients and the staff providing services. We respond by fully integrating the knowledge about trauma into our policies, procedures and practices, and we seek to activity avoid re-traumatization in our efforts to promote treatment to both those we serve including vicarious trauma to those providing the delivery of service.
Integrated faith based Interventions as a cultural competency in treatment: When therapeutically indicated, and always with sensitivity and respect of the client's faith tradition, Therapist at Hope Behavioral Health LLC, have discovered that biblical truths along with prayer can be very powerful tools to aid in the therapeutic process when integrated with the evidence based practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Faith Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (FB-CBT), which is an approach that utilizes biblical truths (from the faith tradition of the client) to confront, challenge faulty and dysfunctional thinking and reframe those thoughts. Prayer (from the faith tradition of the client) is also utilize to assist the client to lowering their anxiety, regulate stress and helps to increase feelings of peace along with establishing a sense of hope.
Duke University Medical Center, researchers recognize that Faith Based CBT as a proven evidence base approach. As a cultural competency component in treatment, researchers believe the incorporation of spirituality makes treatment using CBT in psychotherapy more acceptable to religious patients with depression and chronic illnesses.
If you are requesting a Therapist who is competent to practice from a faith based approach, please inform us during your intake call.
Confidentiality is your expectation that the information you disclose to a Hope Behavioral Health Therapist will be kept private, including the fact that you consult with them at all. All records and session content remain confidential unless you sign a release of information. There are important exceptions to confidentiality that are legally mandated. Exceptions include: (1) If a Hope Behavioral Health Therapist believes the client intends to harm himself or someone else; (2) if a Hope Behavioral Therapist suspects child abuse, elder abuse, or neglect; and, (3) if subpoenaed and ordered to share confidential information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that provides privacy protections and patient rights with regard to the use and disclosure of your Protected Health Information used for the purpose of treatment, payment, and health care operations. The law requires that we obtain your signature acknowledging we have provided you with this information; by signing our releases and consents you are certifying that you have been given a copy of the Notice. You may revoke this agreement in writing at any time. Please understand that all files are kept confidential. Your written consent is required for any release of information. The Notice of Privacy Practice can be found in the "FORMS" section on this website in it's entirety under HIPAA Policy.
Research and Development: There has been some amazing advances in the field of neuroscience over the past 15 years that have resulted in breakthrough evidence based behavioral health interventions with tremendous benefits from those who suffer from attachment disorders, trauma, depression and addiction. Neuroscience focuses on empirical research with respect to the relation between brain, and human cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning. It is imperative that Hope Behavioral Health has a strong Research and Development component to be ahead of the curve on these emerging new behavioral health interventions (cognitive, neurological and biological).
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