Individual Therapy

Individuals seek therapy for a multitude of reasons. At TCMH, we accept individuals on a case by case basis, because we want to do our best to ensure we are a good fit. Our therapist work with individuals who struggle with some of the following: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Infertility, low self-esteem, self-harm, life transitions, OCD, Anger, Grief and Loss, Chronic emotional disturbance, and Borderline Personality Disorder. Call today to consult further.

What is Individual Therapy?

Individual Therapy is a process where a person works one-on-one with a mental health clinician to set personal goals and work towards a desired change. This process is about allowing an individual to explore their feelings, beliefs, and behaviors to work through different aspects of their lives that they may be struggling with. Engaging in therapy can help an individual gain insight into their own thoughts and behavioral patterns, develop the skills needed to work through their presenting issues, and to create a healthier lifestyle.

How Does Individual Therapy Work?

In a safe and confidential environment, an individual will meet with a trained therapist who will gather background information, work with you to identify presenting problems and develop person-centered treatment goals. Different therapeutic techniques will be used based on the individual and what they would like to work on in treatment. Typically, a therapist will provide education, teach necessary skills, and assign homework to help the individual accomplish the goals that are set. An individual can speak freely, without judgment about different aspects of their lives and will work to have a better understanding of the issues at hand.

How Long is Treatment?

The length of treatment varies based on the needs of the individual. An individual seeking therapy for a specific problem may receive short-term therapy, lasting 3-5 months. An individual seeking therapy for a more complex issue will likely engage in long-term therapy, lasting 6 months or longer. Sessions are typically 45-60 minutes and can be provided weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly.

Who Could Benefit from Individual Therapy?

An individual experiencing the following issues:

  • Major life transitions: Changes in relationships, employment, moving
  • Loss of a friend or family member
  • Struggles with self-esteem, confidence, lack of support
  • Anyone struggling with mental health issues: Depression, anxiety, panic attacks,
    mood swings
  • Anyone who has experienced trauma
  • Becoming easily overwhelmed or experiencing increased stress
  • Other issues that affect daily functioning