Couples counseling is for those times in your marriage or long-term relationship when life with your partner is challenging. Every relationship experiences rough times. Through couples counseling at KishHealth System, you and your partner can discover new ways to communicate and work through problems affecting your life together.
Creative Arts Therapy:
Creativity is inherently healing, and can help those in recovery express thoughts or feelings they might not otherwise be able to. Creative arts therapy can include music, poetry/writing, painting, sculpting, dance, theater, sandplay, and more. Unlike traditional art, the final product matters far less than the experience of creation and expression itself.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy:
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment approach that focuses on accepting and expressing feelings and beliefs in social contexts using four core skills: mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotional regulation, and distress tolerance.
Counseling at KishHealth Behavioral Health Services in Sycamore or in Sandwich can help your family hear each otherâs feelings, deal with problems between a parent and a child, or work through a specific challenge. Reasons for seeking family counseling include: adjustment after separation, divorce, or a new partner moving in, issues with a step-parent or step-sibling, problems between a parent and his or her child/adolescent, and children leaving home.
Group therapy has been proven to be a positive and influential form of therapy for many individuals. Therapeutic principles of group therapy include development of socialization techniques, self-understanding, interpersonal learning, recognition of shared experiences and feelings, and increased self-esteem.
At KishHealth Counseling & Psychiatry, you will work one-on-one with a licensed therapist or psychiatrist in a safe and comforting environment to find the root of what is troubling you. The providers at KishHealth have the experience to diagnose mental health problems and help you gain tools for improving your quality of life.
Life skills trainings involve all the skills a person must have in order to function successfully in the world. These include time management, career guidance, money management, and effective communication. Truly successful addiction recovery is based on the ability to not only live substance-free, but to thrive. Life skills teaches the practical necessities of functioning in society, which sets clients up for success in life, and therefore sobriety.
Nutrition therapy, aka medical nutrition therapy (MNT), is a way of treating physical, emotional, and medical conditions through diet. Specific dietary plans are designed by professional nutritionists or registered dietitians, and patients follow them in order to positively affect their physical and mental health.
Trauma therapy addresses traumatic incidents from a client\'s past that are likely affecting their present-day experience. Trauma is often one of the primary triggers and potential causes of addiction, and can stem from child sexual abuse, domestic violence, having a parent with a mental illness, losing one or both parents at a young age, teenage or adult sexual assault, or any number of other factors. The purpose of trauma therapy is to allow a patient to process trauma and move through and past it, with the help of trained and compassionate mental health professionals.