Individual Therapy

At Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee, our approach to individual therapy is adapted to meet your specific needs. Individuals are seen by a psychotherapist who works collaboratively with the individual to develop a treatment plan. The clinicians at Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee utilize various modalities of therapy including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and mindfulness based interventions. We are prepared to assist individuals to reach their therapeutic goals.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be an effective form of talk therapy (psychotherapy). At Psychiatry Associates of Tallahassee you will work with a mental health counselor in a structured way, attending a the number of sessions that works best for your individual mental health needs. CBT helps you become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking so you can view challenging situations more clearly and respond to them in a more effective way. Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to treat a wide range of issues. It's often the preferred type of psychotherapy because it can quickly help you identify and cope with specific challenges. It generally requires fewer sessions than other types of therapy and is done in a structured way.

CBT is a useful tool to address emotional challenges such as:
  • Manage symptoms of mental illness
  • Prevent a relapse of mental illness symptoms
  • Treat a mental illness when medications aren't a good option
  • Learn techniques for coping with stressful life situations
  • Identify ways to manage emotions
  • Resolve relationship conflicts and learn better ways to communicate
  • Cope with grief or loss
  • Overcome emotional trauma related to abuse or violence
  • Cope with a medical illness
  • Manage chronic physical symptoms
Mental health disorders that may improve with CBT include:
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sexual disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD
In some cases, CBT is most effective when it's combined with other treatments, such as antidepressants or other medications.

Adapted from Mayo Clinic

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Brain Stimulation Center

Our Deep TMS treatment (Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) is a non-invasive treatment which can stimulate the brain region responsible for depression and bring significant improvement to patients.

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