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Mental health problems are real. They affect one's thoughts, body, feelings and behavior. They can be severe, seriously interfere with a person's life. Individual therapy is tailored for a client and administered one-on-one. Goals for therapy may be specific (e.g. change in behavior, improved relations with family or friends) or more general (e.g. less anxiety, better self-esteem, etc.).


Individual Therapy with youth uses a variety of activities to establish communication with the therapist and resolve problems. Therapists work with the child to express emotions and problems that would be too difficult to discuss without assistance.


A psychiatrist is a member of the treatment team who has completed both medical school and training in psychiatry and is a specialist in diagnosing and treating mental illness. The psychiatrist may meet with a patient/client to evaluate his or her mental health and/or prescribe or maintain medication when appropriate


Family therapy is facilitated by a therapist, sometimes with the entire family group and sometimes with individuals. Family therapy helps family members improve their understanding of and the ways in which they respond to one another. This type of therapy can resolve patterns of behavior that might lead to more severe mental illness. It can also help educate individuals about the nature of mental disorders and teach them skills to better cope with the effects of having a family member with a mental illness (e.g. dealing with feelings of anger or guilt).

Northeast Family Services Clinic provides a range of diagnostic and treatment services on an outpatient basis. Outpatient therapy is provided to Adults, Youth, Couples and Families for a variety of presenting concerns. Our staff is highly trained and skilled to help you learn new strategies to deal effectively with challenging behaviors and emotions. Life can be difficult sometimes, and our agency is committed to helping you improve your quality of life.


Couples counseling involves discussion and problem-solving sessions facilitated by a therapist. At times, it may include both partners or sometimes be administered individually. This type of therapy can help couples improve their understanding of each other and the ways in which they respond to one another. It may also resolve patterns of behavior that might lead to more severe mental illness.

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