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  • What types of services do you offer?
    Passages offers individual and group therapy for individuals with mental health and substance abuse challenges Couples seeking to strengthen relationships Court ordered assessment and treatment for anger management, domestic violence and DWI services
  • How do I know if I need therapy or counseling?
    Knowing whether you need therapy or counseling can depend on various factors related to your emotional, mental, and behavioral well-being.
  • What can I expect during my first therapy session?
    Your therapist will guide you through your journey to healing, offering support, insights, and coping strategies along the way. Your therapist will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique situation and goals.
  • How long does a typical therapy session last?
    – Individual sessions- 30-60 minutes – Group therapy 1.5-2 hours
  • Do you offer teletherapy or online counseling services?
    Passages offers both Teletherapy and face to face counseling services
  • How can I prepare for my therapy session?
    Take a moment to think about your thoughts, emotions, and the issues you’re facing. Try to identify the specific challenges, concerns, or goals you want to address in therapy.
  • What are your therapists' qualifications and specialties?
    Passages therapist are licensed in mental health and substance abuse as well as have expertise in DWI, anger management and domestic violence.
  • What are your fees and do you accept insurance?
    –Fees vary based on services received. We currently accept Medicaid and Cigna
  • Is my information kept confidential?
    Passages employees are HIPPA trained.
  • What are the different types of therapy approaches you use?
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): CBT focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to mental health issues. It aims to help individuals develop coping strategies and problem-solving skills. Mindfulness-Based Therapy: Mindfulness-based approaches, such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), incorporate mindfulness techniques to help individuals become more aware of their thoughts and feelings without judgment. Family Therapy: Family therapy involves working with families and couples to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen relationships. It aims to identify and address patterns of behavior that contribute to family dynamics and individual well-being. Humanistic Therapy: Humanistic therapy emphasizes self-development, personal growth, and self-actualization. It focuses on an individual’s potential to make positive choices and achieve their full potential.
  • Do you offer services for specific mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression, or trauma?
    Supporting a loved one who is struggling with mental health issues can make a significant difference in their recovery and well-being. Here are some ways you can provide support: – Show Empathy and Understanding: Listen without judgment and try to understand their experiences and emotions. Validate their feelings and let them know that you are there for them. – Educate Yourself: Learn about their specific mental health condition to better understand their struggles and how to provide appropriate support. This can also help you anticipate potential challenges and know how to respond effectively. – Encourage Professional Help: Encourage your loved one to seek professional help from a therapist, counselor, or mental health professional. Offer to assist them in finding a suitable mental health provider and accompanying them to appointments if needed. – Promote Open Communication: Encourage open and honest communication about their feelings and experiences. Let them know that it’s okay to talk about their struggles and that you are there to listen and provide support. – Offer Practical Support: Help with everyday tasks or responsibilities that may feel overwhelming for them. Offer assistance with chores, errands, or any other practical needs to alleviate some of their stress. – Respect Boundaries: Respect their need for space and privacy, and avoid pressuring them to talk or share more than they are comfortable with. Let them set the pace for their recovery and offer your support without being intrusive. – Provide Emotional Support: Be a source of emotional support by offering encouragement, reassurance, and positive affirmations. Let them know that they are not alone and that you are there to support them through their journey. – Promote Healthy Lifestyle Habits: Encourage healthy lifestyle choices such as regular exercise, a balanced diet, and sufficient sleep. Engage in activities together that promote relaxation, stress reduction, and overall well-being. – Be Patient: Recovery from mental health issues can be a gradual process. Be patient and understanding, and avoid placing unrealistic expectations on their progress. Celebrate small victories and encourage them to continue taking positive steps toward their well-being. – Take Care of Yourself: Supporting a loved one with mental health issues can be emotionally demanding. Take care of your own well-being and seek support from other friends, family members, or support groups to ensure that you can provide effective support without neglecting your own needs.
  • How do I schedule an appointment?
    – You can call to book your appointment at 252-975-3111. Book online via website,
  • Can I involve my family in the therapy sessions?
    Yes, By involving your family in therapy, you can create an opportunity for open dialogue, mutual understanding, and collective growth, ultimately leading to a more supportive and harmonious family environment.
  • How do I know if a therapist is the right fit for me?
    It’s important to remember that finding the right therapist may require trying out a few different professionals before you find the one that best suits your needs. Don’t hesitate to ask questions during the initial consultation or first sessions to assess whether the therapist’s approach and personality resonate with you. Your comfort, trust, and confidence in the therapeutic relationship are essential for a successful and effective therapy experience.
  • What can I do if I'm not satisfied with my therapy sessions or progress?
    If you find yourself unsatisfied with your therapy sessions or feel that you are not making the desired progress, it’s essential to address your concerns and take proactive steps to improve your therapeutic experience.
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