Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Our Counseling Services.
Psychotherapy or talk therapy is a method of treating mental disorders by helping patients understand the root cause and triggers of their illness. The treatment provides them with strategies and tools that help them deal with unhealthy thoughts and behaviors and ensure a stress and anxiety-free life.
Depression is a mental health condition that may include a persistent feeling of sadness, loss, or general lack of pleasure with life. The feelings of sadness may cause an individual to feel hopeless, lost, and in severe cases, suicidal. Depression may have many causes, from biological to psychological factors. A contributing factor to depression are underlying medical conditions. At Serene Minds, we utilize a cognitive behavioral approach to help individuals determine root causes and triggers and return our clients to healthier functioning.
The therapeutic alliance is defined as the helping relationship between a healthcare professional and a client. It is how a therapist and client hope to engage with each other and affect beneficial change (Wikipedia, 2019). At Serene Minds Counseling Services, we place great value on this alliance. We believe that this is the foundation for trust and the ability to do great work. The alliance cannot be forced. Our goal is to ensure you feel safe and assured that privacy and confidentiality are vital elements that secure a strong client-therapist relationship.
At Serene Minds, we are constantly reviewing financial resources to serve the needs of our growing community. We accept various insurance plans and offer self-pay options for private-pay clients.