What is a Therapist?
A therapist is a person who provides therapeutic services in the treatment of a medical condition, injury, disease, or disorder. A therapist provides rehabilitation other than medications or surgery.
There are several types of therapists, treating many medical conditions. Physical therapists help to restore physical function to a damaged area of the body. Occupational therapists help to restore the ability to perform tasks at home and at work. Cognitive therapists help to restore or maintain mental acuity, memory, and other brain functionality. Mental health therapists provide therapy for mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.
Reasons You Might See a Therapist
There are several reasons you might see a therapist. Some of the most common reasons to see a therapist include anger management issues, anxiety, depression, concentration and focusing problems, sleep issues, behavioral problems, and substance abuse or addiction.
How a Therapist Can Help You
A therapist can help you manage the stressful events happening in your life. A therapist can discuss coping strategies and action plans to help you learn to live a happier, more joyful, more fulfilling life.
What to Expect from Your Telehealth Therapy Appointment
During your telehealth therapy appointment, your therapist will perform a comprehensive interview and evaluation to determine the most effective methods of therapy for you. Your therapist may recommend cognitive and behavioral therapy, individual and group counseling, stress management techniques, and lifestyle modification. Your therapist may also make a referral to a psychiatrist or psychologist for further evaluation.
Does Therapy Help?
Therapy has been demonstrated to be effective at helping develop important life skills, including:
Creating more positive behavioral change
Setting realistic goals
Establishing coping strategies
Learning more effective ways of managing stress
Providing help in overcoming challenges
Teaching effective anger management techniques
Enhancing problem solving ability
Learning ways to enhance your relationships
Boosting your self-esteem and self-confidence
To find out more about convenient telehealth mental health services, call the counselors and therapists at GT Healthcare, offering telehealth mental health services to residents of Laguna Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Sacramento, CA. You can reach them in the office by calling (619) 547-1856, so call today.