how therapists help

  • Developing Individualized Treatment Plans
  • Providing Individual and Family Therapy Sessions  
  • Identifying Strengths and Promoting Developmental Assets
  • Providing Suicide Risk Assessments, Crisis Intervention, and Developing Safety Plans
  • Coping Skills Education
  • Anger / Conflict Management / Impulse Control Skills
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Letter Writing   
  • Feelings Expression
  • Sensory Relaxation Training
  • Mindfulness Training / Emotion Regulation Skills
  • Education about Feelings, Thoughts, and Behaviors
  • Identifying, Challenging, and Replacing Thinking Errors
  • Trauma Narrative /  Processing
  • Creative Play Based Interventions
  • Healthy Relationship Education (Red Flags, Green Flags, Cycle of Abuse)
  • Love Languages Education
  • Social Skills Training
  • Healthy Lifestyle Planning (Diet, Exercise, Sleep, Medications / Drugs)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Drug and Alcohol Education
  • Collaborating with teachers, administrators, case managers, school counselors and  psychologists at school and referring for evaluation for IEPs/504 plans when appropriate
  • Making referrals to and collaborating with medical professionals such as primary care physicians, psychiatrists, local hospitals and psychiatric units, and dentists
  • Making referrals to appropriate community supports/ agencies including vocational case management, food pantries, Job and Family Services, Self, et cetera
  • Assessing and referring for drug and alcohol assessment and treatment
  • Collaborating with Butler County Juvenile Court and probation officers