Psychotherapy At Sasco River Center

Our team of dedicated clinicians offers a range of psychotherapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. We pride ourselves on making meaningful connections with our clients and families, which allows for growth and long-term resolution of challenges. 

Sasco River Center’s clinicians are trained in a wide range of approaches and techniques, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Social Communication Therapy

Our staff are eager to learn new treatment strategies and collaborate with other professionals. Clinicians regularly attend training sessions to expand our treatment modalities and remain on the cutting edge of psychotherapeutic interventions. Ongoing collaboration among staff members ensures that your family receives coordinated efforts to help manage the challenges that brought you to us. 

Therapy For Children & Adolescents

Individual therapy offers an opportunity for your child or adolescent to express thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a safe and accepting environment. In addition to therapy for your child, our clinicians also meet regularly with parents to provide feedback and guidance.

Our clinicians are highly experienced in treating the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Phobias/Fears
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School Avoidance 
  • Social Challenges

Therapy For Adults

Sasco River Center clinicians are highly skilled in working with adults, as well. We focus on building a strong therapeutic relationship that is the foundation for meaningful change. Together, you and your therapist will identify goals and work towards them in a safe and supportive environment. 

Our clinicians help adults manage the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Parenting

Family Therapy

The process of family therapy entails creating a safe, secure, and therapeutic environment where each family member can express his or her thoughts, feelings, and experiences without fear of criticism or judgment. This is especially true for children and teenagers, who often exhibit some form of resistance in order to avoid any signs of disapproval, disappointment, frustration, or anger from their parents.

Joint family sessions can also assist children, teens, and their parents to collaboratively make decisions about responsibilities, rules, consequences, and rewards. Family therapists typically focus on:

  • Improving communication
  • Establishing boundaries
  • Enhancing family cohesion

Couples Therapy

The Sasco River Center provides couples therapy to address marital or relationship conflicts.  Goals of therapy are discussed with the couple at the start of treatment and emphasis is placed on improving communication between partners and contributing to lasting changes.

AD/HD (ADD) Case Management

Scientific research suggests that the optimal outcomes for children with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) occur when medical treatment is combined with other outcome-based interventions.

The Sasco River Center team works with families to develop an individualized treatment plan that may include:

  • Psychotherapeutic Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Executive Functions Coaching
  • School-Based Supports
  • Nutritional Guidance
  • Medication

Medication / Psychiatry

Some behavioral health conditions are most effectively treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medication. Sasco River Center clinicians are trained to recognize when a client would benefit from consultation with our medical team. Our Board-Certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrists or Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner provide comprehensive services, including:

  • Full Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Medication Consultation
  • Ongoing Psychiatric Treatment
  • AD/HD Medication Management
  • Concussion Assessment and Interventions

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