Individual TherapyHouston, TX
Therapy can help patients with everything from addressing trauma to navigating relationships. Mental healthcare is equally important as physical health and is essential to an individual’s wellbeing. Individual therapy, also called psychotherapy, is a type of healthcare that uses psychological methods in one-on-one interactions to help patients change their behavior and thinking.
Individual therapy is available at Wholehealth PLLC in Houston and the surrounding area. We use this treatment to help patients with a variety of mental health conditions. Individual therapy can be beneficial to many people who have struggled with troublesome behaviors, beliefs, compulsions, thoughts, or emotions.
If you need help with a mental health condition, interpersonal problem, or just a general feeling of being down, call us at 832-831-3183 to schedule an appointment today.
How Individual Therapy Works
The therapy experience is a little different for every patient. According to the American Psychological Association, practitioners use evidence-based techniques to help people establish habits for healthier and happier lives. One of the reasons people choose individual therapy is since we can tailor the process to the needs of the patient.
During a session, the practitioner either primarily listening or asking questions. By doing this, one of our team can identify foods, feelings, thoughts, and conditions that may be influencing the source of the issue. Our therapist can also suggest ways to manage negative experiences and establishing better habits.
Conditions Individual Therapy Can Help Treat
With individual therapy, our patients can receive one-on-one care for their mental health issues. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment method for any form of mental illness. In most cases, treatment will involve a mixture of therapy, medication, and other treatment techniques. Individual therapy is an effective way for a patient to receive customized counseling in a private setting.
We will use individual therapy to help the patient avoid negative behaviors and actions that cause the issue to get worse. Individual therapy can be used to treat numerous conditions, including:
- Anxiety disorders
- Mood disorders
- Personality disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
Benefits of Individual Therapy
Patients struggling with mental health and other issues can benefit greatly from individual therapy. We may recommend this treatment alone or with other forms of treatment. These are some of the advantages of individual therapy:
- Customized: Unlike group therapy, individual therapy will focus on the individual. This one-on-one attention can be very beneficial for many patients. Being private also makes the setting of individual therapy more comfortable for some people.
- Effective: Psychotherapy is an effective way to handle mental health issues. Even if the condition needs more than therapy, the process can be helpful for better managing the mental health issue. For many patients, it is an opportunity to address issues that they may otherwise attempt to ignore.
- Improved Quality of Life: Many mental health conditions can have significant impacts on the patient’s life. Addressing them with professional treatment can help promote improvements to one’s quality of life. Patients may be better able to cope with the problems they face.
Learn More About Individual Therapy
Individual therapy may help you with your mental health and well-being. We are happy to discuss what treatments, if any, would be effective for your needs. Call 832-831-3183 to schedule an appointment at Wholehealth PLLC in Houston.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I receive individual therapy for minor concerns?
Psychotherapy can help treat a variety of conditions. The process can help the patient identify the negative behaviors and actions that are related to the condition. We will then help patients make positive changes to live a healthier lifestyle.
How can I determine if individual therapy is right for me?
Individual therapy can help people with many different needs. Speak with a mental health professional to help determine if it is the right choice. It is up to the individual to determine if therapy can help.
What can I do to ensure my individual therapy works?
Therapy is most effective when the patient wants to make it a success. Being open and honest is often vital to the process. Additionally, finding a therapist that you can feel comfortable with is important.
Will everything I say in individual therapy be kept private?
Except in unusual circumstances, individual therapy is entirely confidential. This is a legal requirement placed on practitioners. The only time one may make an exception to this is if there is an immediate danger or court order.
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