Trauma System Inventory -2 Trauma System Inventory for children (13 to 17) Multi-Dissociation Inventory SASS-4 for Adults SASSi-A2 for Adolescents Patient Placement Criteria Mental Status Examination University of Rhode Island Assessment
I use empirically validated Pre-Treatment Assessments to begin treatment intervention which will provide the basis for your Psychological Evaluation and evidence-based Treatment Plan. The Pre-Treatment Assessments help both of us to better focus on your therapeutic needs and to measure your progress. I begin treatment intervention by assessing for comorbid mental health and substance use concerns. If only mental health concerns are initially presented and substance use concerns present afterward, I will recommend a concurrent or subsequent substance use treatment intervention. If only substance use concerns are initially presented, and mental health concerns present afterward, I will recommend a concurrent or subsequent mental health treatment intervention.
Dr. Glasser's Unfulfilled Needs Choice Theory Principles of Trauma Therapy Christian Bible
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt. Anxiety disorder is a mental health disorder that entails excessive, repeated bouts of worry, anxiety, and/or fear.
Regular involvement with a substance or activity in a compulsive, hard to control way that often has harmful consequences. Often refers to substance use, but can include compulsive behaviors such as sex, gambling, or shopping.
Abuse/Survivors of abuse
Abuse includes any significant mistreatment along the lines of psychical, emotional, sexual, verbal, and neglect. Survivors of abuse may experience negative thoughts and feelings, flashbacks, distrust of others, social withdrawal, self-harm, and increased likelihood of developing mental health and substance abuse issues.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
PTSD is a condition that is precipitated by a perceived terrifying event. This event need not occur directly to the person but may happen vicariously—having seen something terrible happen to another person. The condition may last months or years while symptoms include ruminating thoughts, flashbacks, nightmares, intense anxiety when triggered, and potential substance abuse in attempt to cope.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
Grief is a reaction to an emotionally significant loss and often comes with symptoms of depression or anxiety. These symptoms can remain intense and last for a long time after a loss, making it difficult to move forward with a healthy lifestyle.
Self-esteem is the degree to which a person feels confident, valuable, and worthy of respect. Feeling low self-esteem can influence overall well-being and be linked to anxiety and/or depression.
Drug addiction & abuse
Dependence on particular substance or inability to control impulses in relation to drug or alcohol use. Withdrawal symptoms commonly experienced in absence of the substance.
Spirituality & religion based issues
Spirituality and religion, to a great extent, shape our moral principles, beliefs, and values. They have a role in shaping our behavior and in our relationships. Issues may include questioning one’s faith, loss of faith, struggling to find meaning, and living a life incongruent with one’s belief.
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Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy
License Professional Clinical Counselor
NM, LPCC, 0096041
I have 20 plus years of counseling with adults for trauma related effects of past physical, emotional, and neglect abuse; and grief/bereavement, suicidal ideation, and substance abuse issues. I have provided these services to schools, agencies, courts, attorney clients, probation offices, and self-referrals. My clients have been and are ethnically diverse. I accept only adult clients..
Remote Therapy, Milan, 87021, NM