Modes of Therapy

Individual Therapy: (Provided by all Psychologists & Counselors at Hope Springs)

This 45 to 60 minute session with a therapist is a personal opportunity to receive support, experience growth during challenging times in life, and explore inner possibilities. Individual counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, career changes etc.

Couples Therapy: (Provided by Tony Wilson, LPC; Monica Austin, LMFT; and Craig Cruzan, under supervision for Licensed Psychologist)

Every couple experiences ups and downs in their levels of closeness and harmony over time. This can range from basic concerns of stagnation to serious expressions of aggressive behavior. Marriage counseling or couples counseling can help resolve conflicts and heal wounds. Overall, couples counseling can help couples slow down their spiral and reestablish realistic expectations and goals.

Family Therapy: (Provided by Monica Austin, LMFT, and others at Hope Springs)

This type of therapy includes various combinations of family members and is designed to identify family patterns that contribute mental health issues and help family members break those habits. Family therapy involves discussion and problem-solving sessions with the family. Some of these sessions may be as a group, in couples, or one on one. In family therapy, the web of interpersonal relationships is examined and, ideally, communication is strengthened within the family.

Group Therapy: (Provided by Sharla Robbins, Licensed Psychologist; Jenna Argue, LPC; and others)

Group allows one to find out that they are not alone in their type of life challenge. To be involved in a group of peers who are in a similar place not only increases one’s understanding of the struggles around the topic but also the variety in the possible solutions available. Typically, groups have up to eight participants, one or two group leaders, and revolve around a common topic like: anger management, self-esteem, divorce, domestic violence, recovery from abuse and trauma, and substance abuse and recovery.