This is the process we use prior to therapy
I may send you a form to complete initially through email (If you send me a message through this website) or by text. I will then complete an initial consultation with you over the phone to make sure I can meet your needs. Keep in mind that there are some problems I do not have training in or am not currently treating (See list of current conditions I am currently treating). If so, I will inform you and refer you to another agency or individual for possible treatment.
At your initial appointment, you will complete some brief screens to help me collect important information about your situation. I will then complete a comprehensive diagnostic Interview. You will also sign some required documentation. I will provide you with a diagnosis in most cases.
If you meet requirements for outpatient treatment, We will discuss any recommendations and schedule therapy sessions at this time.
As a therapist, I am ethically required to only treat disorders and conditions that I have specific training for. Due to this, I may not be able to provide you with the care you require. If not, I will provide you with some referrals.
Depression, anxiety, suicidality, non-suicidal self-injury, PTSD and other trauma related disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Bipolar Disorders, Phobias, Body Dysmorphia and some personality disorders. (Anyone needing medications to treat certain disorders will be required to have a psychiatrist, be taking there medications as prescribed and sign a release of information so I can stay in contact with them.
Abba Counseling Services often provides most individual and family counseling from a Christian perspective, incorporating Biblical scripture and prayer during the sessions.
Relationship counseling, family counseling that is NOT court related, and pre-marriage couples.
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Anonymous - I really loved how we didn’t always have to talk about all the dark and depressing things in life instead we talked about positive and negative interactions and events in our life to help us learn new ways to cope with depression.
Anonymous - My counselor listens to me and encourages positive thinking. He comes to my house. He is friendly and experienced.