Therapy and Counseling

Professional therapy and counseling is a great option to help improve your mental wellness. 

Therapy can help people who:

  • Are experiencing emotional problems
  • Are experience behavioral problems
  • Have a mental health disorder

Types of therapy can include:

  • Family Counseling: Helps family members understand problems within the family and how to resolve them.
  • Cognitive Therapy: Helps you understand negative or false thought patterns and how to change them in order to feel or behave better in a situation.
  • Behavior Therapy: Helps replace unwanted or unhealthy behaviors with healthy ones. This type uses a system of rewards and reinforcement of positive behavior.
  • Psychoanalytic Therapy: Encourages you to think and talk about memories and feelings from the past. This helps better understand how you act and feel today.
  • Group Therapy: A qualified professional facilitates a small group of people who have similar issues or problems. Participants support each other during times of crisis.
  • Couples Therapy/Marriage Counseling: Helps couples solve problems together, communicate in healthier ways and learn to work out differences. 

Certain therapies can be used in combination with prescription medicine to treat a mental health disorder. It will usually improve the results you get from the medicine. 

Therapy can help treat a variety of problems. Some common reasons people seek therapy include:

  • Depression
  • Marriage problems, infidelity, divorce, or other relationship issues
  • Sexual problems
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Addictions and compulsions
  • Grief, loss, or bereavement
  • Anger
  • Career choice
  • Parenting or family problems
  • Phobias
  • Insomnia
  • Fertility issues
  • Chronic pain or illness
  • Domestic violence or abuse
  • Eating disorders

Learn more about therapy and counseling.

Banner – University Family Care/ACC and Banner – University Family Care/ALTCS members - contact our Customer Care Center to get help finding a therapist.