What is Individual Psychotherapy?
Individual psychotherapy is a patient-counselor arrangement in which you can receive one-on-one support for all of life's greatest challenges. Whether you are struggling with a relationship, career move or other more generalized problems, individual therapy gives you a support system you can rely on to guide you through this stage of your journey through life.
When Should You Seek Psychotherapy?
It is never too soon to start seeking help from a professional if you find yourself struggling to cope with life's stress. It doesn't take a hard diagnosis for treatment to begin. Instead, if you find yourself struggling with prolonged depression and anxiety, or a constant feeling of hopelessness about the future, you can get help now.
Treatment for depression and bipolar treatment are both more effective if you begin identifying their causes and start working on them as early as possible.
What Can You Gain from Individual Psychotherapy?
As your therapist works with you to discover the symptoms and underlying causes of your stress, anxiety and depression, they will build a customized treatment plan for you.
Depending on your current life situation, they will give you a variety of tasks to work through some of your problems on your own, while providing a place to talk about other problems in private.
This method helps you get rid of any baggage weighing you down, but also helps you build coping mechanisms that will prevent you from taking on too much in the future.
How Do You Get Started?
The first step is deciding to commit to a treatment plan. In order for this process to be most successful, you need to be sure that you are ready to entrust a therapist with helping you through your current situation, and decide ahead of time that you will be honest and open. Remember, your therapist must keep all of your information confidential by law.
Affinity Treatment Centers
Contact Affinity Treatment Centers and schedule a consultation appointment. We will pair you with a therapist who is experienced and knowledgeable when dealing with the particular challenges you are facing.
This will give you an opportunity to feel out the personality of your therapist and decide if they are a good fit with you, or to find someone else that you connect with better. Then we will begin working with you to determine the topics of your sessions and what you hope to gain from them.
To learn more, fill out Affinity's contact form today or call us and schedule your first appointment!