77 Milford Drive, Suite 218
Hudson, Ohio 44236
Counseling is a process where you and a therapist discuss the issues you are facing and design a treatment plan that helps you achieve your desired goals. Your counselor doesn't have all the answers to your problems; rather, he or she works collaboratively with you to solve problems together, often by tapping into your own resources.
Are you wondering if you or a family member's drinking or drug use has become out of control? Has your substance use become destructive or resulted in legal problems? Have you alienated or lost friends and family due to your substance use? Our practice offers a full range of chemical dependency services for adolescents and adults to help answer these and other questions you might have, as well as guide you down a path of healthier living.
Chemical Dependency Assessments and Treatment
Court Ordered Chemical Dependency Assessments and Treatment
Continuing Care for Recovering Individuals
OVI required Chemical Dependency Assessments
Identifying Alternative Coping Skills other than alcohol or drug use
Dual Diagnosis Assessments and Treatment
Our chemical dependency therapists have years of training and expertise with chemical dependency issues and will help you identify and treat your concerns. You and your therapist will also explore underlying mental health issues that may be causing you to drink and use drugs. Often, people use chemicals to cope with their underlying mental health issues and significant life changes such as:
Grief and loss
Your therapist will show you new, more effective coping skills to help you treat BOTH your mental health AND your chemical dependency concerns.
Treatment groups allow you to share your problems in a unique environment where there are other clients who are experiencing similar concerns. It enables you to learn from the experiences of others while receiving valuable coping skills from your group therapist. Many groups are offered for children, adolescents and adults.
Call us today for a current listing of our groups.
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing)
click here for more information on our EMDR therapist, Renee Tareshawty, M.Ed., LPCC
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Court ordered assessments and diagnostic testing
Diagnostic Assessments for Adults
Social/Emotional Disagnostic Assessments for Children
A diagnostic assessment is a process where your counselor gives you a variety of testing techniques to help rule out major mental health or chemical dependency issues, to enhance treatment options, or clarify an existing diagnosis. Formal diagnostic testing is often very helpful in shedding new light on an existing diagnosis, and it can often clear up multiple diagnoses from other mental health professionals. Diagnostic assessments are also beneficial when a client is feeling "stuck" in treatment; testing results can enhance treatment options and offer new insight on a current problem. The assessment process is tailored to meet the needs of the client, and could include: IQ testing, chemical dependency assessment tools, ADD/ADHD testing, mood and anxiety screenings, personality testing, projective drawings, and other techniques designed specifically for your concerns.
Often, a child will come to therapy after being referred by his or her school, pediatrician, or parents for various issues such as behavioral and emotional problems, difficulty concentrating and paying attention, hyperactivity, defiance and poor listening. A child's behaviors can often be an indicator of underlying distress, a developmental issue, or other mental health related concern. A full battery of diagnostic testing can be completed to help identify the root cause of your child's behaviors and distress and offer valuable treatment recommendations. Diagnostic assessments always include a face to face interview with you and your child and could also include Acheivement and IQ testing, ADD/ADHD testing, mood and anxiety screenings, personality testing, projective drawings, and other techniques specific to the needs of your child.
A formal mental health assessment is the first step in deciding if counseling is right for you. After your initial session, your therapist will guide you in deciding what specific problems you would like to work on, how many sessions you might need, and how often you should attend.
Our licensed therapists can provide counseling for a wide variety of issues and concerns. Check out our When to Seek Help page for a comprehensive list of concerns that might cause you to seek counseling.
Our mental health counseling services include:
Mental Health Assessments and Counseling
Premarital and Marital Enrichment
Child and Adolescent Counseling (ages 4 on up)
Court Ordered Assessments and Counseling
You and your therapist can discuss which kind of counseling service is right for you.