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Therapies and Counseling

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  • Abuse Counseling (1)
    RP-1400.8000-020

    Abuse Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-020

    Programs that provide individual, conjoint, family or group treatment for people who are experiencing physical, sexual, emotional and/or other forms of abuse in the context a marital, parental, sibling or other family relationship or, in some instances, outside the family. Included are programs that provide therapeutic interventions for perpetrators and/or for individuals who have been victimized.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (3)
    RD-1500

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    RD-1500

    Programs that specialize in providing therapeutic interventions that treat thoughts and cognitions as behaviors which are amenable to behavioral procedures.
  • Community Mental Health Agencies (16)
    RM-6500.1500

    Community Mental Health Agencies

    RM-6500.1500

    Community-based outpatient facilities that offer individual, group, conjoint and family counseling, therapy groups, medication and other mental health services for community residents, especially those who are indigent, who have acute or chronic psychiatric disorders or who may be experiencing difficulty resolving personal or interpersonal conflicts or making personal adjustments to stressful life situations such as separation, divorce, loss of a spouse or a child, poor health, unemployment, family violence, delinquency or substance abuse. Included may be city and county-operated and nonprofit facilities.
  • Divorce Counseling (9)
    RP-1400.8000-175

    Divorce Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-175

    Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance in a variety of settings for individuals who are divorced or have decided to divorce or separate, and for their families.
  • Equestrian Therapy (2)
    RP-8000.1925

    Equestrian Therapy

    RP-8000.1925

    Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with any of a wide range of disabilities and others (e.g., victims of assault or abuse, people who have recently suffered a tragic loss, incarcerated offenders, at risk youth) to relate to, handle, groom and ride horses as a part of an experiential habilitation or therapy program in which the horse serves as a co-facilitator or co-therapist. Equestrian therapy provides an experience with horses that fosters growth, communication skills, self-esteem, self-awareness, healing and personal transformation. Clients learn about themselves and others by participating in activities with the horses, and then discussing feelings, behaviors and patterns. Therapy goals for different populations may differ, e.g., treatment for children with autism may focus on behavior modification and improvement.
  • Family Counseling (46)
    RF-2000

    Family Counseling

    RF-2000

    Programs that offer therapeutic sessions that focus on the system of relationships and communication patterns among family members and which attempt to modify those relationships and patterns to achieve greater harmony. The therapist focuses on the family as a unit rather than concentrating on one of the members who is singled out as the person in need of treatment.
  • General Counseling Services (2)
    RP-1400.2500

    General Counseling Services

    RP-1400.2500

    Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance to help people resolve whatever personal or interpersonal difficulties they are experiencing. The counselor can address any issue that is troubling the individual, but does not specialize in the treatment of any particular problem area.
  • General Mental Health Information/Education (2)
    RR-5150.2500

    General Mental Health Information/Education

    RR-5150.2500

    Programs that improve the public's understanding of mental health and mental illness and help people make choices which promote personal mental health, take advantage of opportunities for early detection, develop an awareness of available treatment options and support their ability to deal with mental health problems when they arise. General mental health information/education programs provide information about a wide variety of mental health related diagnoses rather than specializing in a particular area; and may develop and disseminate materials whose objective is to dispel misconceptions about the nature of mental illness, marshal support for people who have a psychiatric disability or behavioral issue and help to remove the stigma that is often associated with mental illness.
  • Group Counseling for Families/Friends of Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivors (1)
    RF-2500 * YJ-7000

    Group Counseling for Families/Friends of Sexual Assault/Abuse Survivors

    RF-2500 * YJ-7000

    Programs that offer therapist-facilitated collective treatment sessions in which unrelated groups of individuals, couples or families discuss their attitudes, feelings and problems and, with input from other members of the group, attempt to achieve greater self and interpersonal understanding and adjustment and explore solutions to their problems.

    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of survivors of rape or other forms of adult or child sexual abuse, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the sexual assault.

  • Home Based Mental Health Services (8)
    RP-6400.8000-300

    Home Based Mental Health Services

    RP-6400.8000-300

    Programs that provide clinical therapeutic services, medication, daily living skills assistance and other mental health services for people who are unable to leave their homes because of the severity of their mental or emotional disturbance or the disabling effects of complicating medical conditions; for families with children experiencing a crisis that is so severe that the child is at imminent risk for hospitalization or placement in a residential treatment facility; or for people for whom home-based services are the most appropriate option.
  • Individual Counseling (33)
    RF-3300

    Individual Counseling

    RF-3300

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.
  • Individual Counseling for Adult Sexual Abuse Survivors / Sexually Abused Children (2)
    RF-3300 * YX-0300.0600 * YX-0500.8000

    Individual Counseling for Adult Sexual Abuse Survivors / Sexually Abused Children

    RF-3300 * YX-0300.0600 * YX-0500.8000

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    Individuals age 18 and older who have been raped or otherwise sexually assaulted or adults who, as children, were victims of incest.

    Individuals younger than age 18 who have been sexually assaulted by a family member, acquaintance or stranger or who have been subjected to sexual exploitation in the form of child prostitution or child pornography.

  • Individual Counseling for Anxiety Disorders (2)
    RF-3300 * YF-5000.0500

    Individual Counseling for Anxiety Disorders

    RF-3300 * YF-5000.0500

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    Disorders that are characterized by persistent feelings of apprehension, worry, uneasiness or dread the source of which is frequently nonspecific or unknown to the individual which may be accompanied by restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, difficulty sleeping, increased heart rate, shortness of breath and other physiological symptoms.

  • Individual Counseling for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (2)
    RF-3300 * YF-5000.1700-050

    Individual Counseling for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    RF-3300 * YF-5000.1700-050

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    A neurobiological disorder that arises in early childhood, typically before age seven, and is characterized by developmentally inappropriate behavior including poor attention skills, poor impulse control and hyperactivity. Children with AD/HD have difficulty focusing (picking something on which to pay attention), sustaining focus (paying attention for as long as is needed), and shifting focus (moving attention from one thing to another); tend to fidget, talk incessantly or be constantly "on the move"; and speak and act on impulse rather than waiting their turn. Symptoms typically worsen in situations like the classroom that require sustained focus and self-application, and may be absent when the child is in a new or one-to-one situation. In the adult form of AD/HD, the symptoms associated with hyperactivity may diminish while those related to inattention and impulsiveness persist. Adult symptoms may include lack of attention to detail, inability to maintain focus, poor listening skills, disorganization, forgetfulness, misplacing or losing things, being overwhelmed by tasks of daily living, difficulty sustaining friendships or intimate relationships, impulsive spending habits, restlessness, irritability, low tolerance for frustration, emotional outbursts and poor self esteem.

  • Individual Counseling for Depression (1)
    RF-3300 * YF-5000.5050-170

    Individual Counseling for Depression

    RF-3300 * YF-5000.5050-170

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    A mental state of depressed mood that is characterized by feelings of sadness, despair and discouragement. Depression ranges from normal feelings of the blues through chronic depression (dysthymia) to major depression. In many ways, it resembles the grief and mourning that follow bereavement including feelings of low self esteem, guilt and self reproach, withdrawal from interpersonal contact and physical symptoms such as eating and sleep disturbances.

  • Individual Counseling for Learning Disabilities (1)
    RF-3300 * YF-4500

    Individual Counseling for Learning Disabilities

    RF-3300 * YF-4500

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    A neurological disorder that affects one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using spoken or written language. The disability may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell or to do mathematical calculations. Learning disabilities should not be confused with learning problems which are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor handicaps; of mental retardation; of emotional disturbance; or of environmental, cultural or economic disadvantages.

  • Individual Counseling for Specific Phobias / Anxiety Disorders / Major Depression / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / Adjustment Disorders (1)
    RF-3300 * YF-5000.0500-850 * YF-5000.0500 * YF-5000.5050-170.50 * YF-5000.0500-650 * YF-5000.0300

    Individual Counseling for Specific Phobias / Anxiety Disorders / Major Depression / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder / Adjustment Disorders

    RF-3300 * YF-5000.0500-850 * YF-5000.0500 * YF-5000.5050-170.50 * YF-5000.0500-650 * YF-5000.0300

    Programs that offer personal therapeutic sessions in which the therapist works on a one-to-one basis with clients to help them resolve their mental, emotional or social problems.

    Disorders that are characterized by a persistent, irrational fear of and compelling desire to avoid a specific object or situation. The most common phobias in the general population involve fear of animals (particularly dogs, snakes, insects and mice), fear of heights (acrophobia) and fear of closed spaces (claustrophobia).

    Disorders that are characterized by persistent feelings of apprehension, worry, uneasiness or dread the source of which is frequently nonspecific or unknown to the individual which may be accompanied by restlessness, irritability, lack of concentration, difficulty sleeping, increased heart rate, shortness of breath and other physiological symptoms.

    A disorder that is characterized by one or more major depressive episodes but no manic episodes. Depressive episodes are characterized by loss of interest or pleasure in all or almost all usual activities and pastimes, appetite disturbance, change in weight, sleep disturbance, psychomotor agitation or retardation, decreased energy, feelings of worthlessness or guilt, difficulty concentrating or thinking and thoughts of death or suicide or suicide attempts.

    A disorder affecting individuals who have experienced a psychologically traumatizing event which is characterized by reexperiencing the event through recurrent and intrusive recollections or dreams of the event, or the sudden feeling that the event was recurring; numbing of responsiveness or reduced involvement with the external world beginning sometime after the trauma; and/or one or a combination of other symptoms including hyperalertness or exaggerated startle response, sleep disturbance, guilt about surviving if others have not, memory or concentration impairment, avoidance of memories that recall the trauma and intensification of symptoms when exposed to events that symbolize or resemble the trauma.

    Disorders that are characterized by a maladaptive reaction, which may involve anxiety, depression, disturbances in conduct or combinations of these symptoms, to an identifiable stressful situation such as the loss of a loved one. The symptoms develop within three months of the occurrence of the stressor(s) and generally last no longer than six months.

  • Inpatient Mental Health Facilities (4)
    RM-3300

    Inpatient Mental Health Facilities

    RM-3300

    Hospital-based programs that provide diagnostic and treatment services for individuals who have acute psychiatric disorders, who require hospitalization on a voluntary or involuntary basis for maximum benefit, and who might be a threat to themselves, to their families or to others if left in the community or placed in a less restrictive treatment setting. The objective of inpatient mental health programs is to stabilize and then return the individual to the community for ongoing treatment as quickly as possible, and to facilitate the transition by preparing the individual's family to cope with the limitations imposed by the illness and by arranging for other supportive services as required. Included are psychiatric hospitals, health care hospitals that have psychiatric units and state hospitals for people who are mentally disordered.
  • Involuntary Psychiatric Intervention (3)
    RP-1500.3400

    Involuntary Psychiatric Intervention

    RP-1500.3400

    Programs that provide a mechanism for mobile emergency response in situations where an individual's mental or emotional condition results in behavior which constitutes an imminent danger to him or herself or to another and the person is unwilling to seek voluntary treatment. The program conducts an immediate assessment of the psychological condition and functioning of the individual and can issue an order which authorizes involuntary hospitalization for a specified period of time for the purposes of observation and treatment. A request for intervention can be made by family members, community residents and/or community agencies.
  • Mental Health Courts (2)
    FC-8200.8100-500

    Mental Health Courts

    FC-8200.8100-500

    State courts that handle LPS conservatorships and cases which involve psychiatric evaluations, investigations, hearings and trials related to the involuntary detention of people who are alleged to have severe emotional problems and who are unable or unwilling to seek voluntary care for themselves.
  • Mental Health Evaluation (11)
    RP-5000

    Mental Health Evaluation

    RP-5000

    Programs that provide screening, diagnostic and treatment planning services for people who are experiencing acute or chronic psychiatric problems. Included is a continuum of assessment services ranging from a comprehensive psychiatric or psychological evaluation to the administration of one or a combination of psychological tests to examine a particular personality variable. Services may be provided in a variety of settings including hospitals and community-based clinics.
  • Outpatient Mental Health Facilities (7)
    RM-6500

    Outpatient Mental Health Facilities

    RM-6500

    Programs that provide walk-in, walk-out diagnostic and treatment services for children, adolescents and/or adults who have acute or chronic psychiatric disorders but do not need 24-hour care; and/or provide counseling services for individuals, couples, families and extended family groups who may be experiencing difficulty resolving personal or interpersonal conflicts or making personal adjustments to stressful life situations such as separation, divorce, widowhood, loss of a child, poor health, unemployment, family violence, delinquency or substance abuse.
  • Pet Assisted Therapy (2)
    RP-8000.6400

    Pet Assisted Therapy

    RP-8000.6400

    Programs that help emotionally disturbed or isolated individuals improve their personal and social functioning by giving them an opportunity to care for and relate to a domestic animal that is kept as a pet. Also included are programs that bring dogs or other small pets to visit people residing in a nursing facility or another institutional setting who are ill or elderly or have disabilities; and those that employ R.E.A.D. dogs who volunteer with their owner/handler as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
  • Play Therapy (15)
    RP-8000.6600

    Play Therapy

    RP-8000.6600

    Programs that utilize play as a form of catharsis to enable children to express feelings and emotions which, if allowed to build up, could cause or further maladjustment. Play therapy is also used as a tool for diagnosing the source of a child's difficulty.
  • Post Disaster Crisis Counseling (1)
    TH-2600.6500-600

    Post Disaster Crisis Counseling

    TH-2600.6500-600

    Programs that provide short-term, in-person, disaster-oriented, emotional support and problem solving assistance in a variety of settings for individuals and families who are attempting to deal with their fears and other negative psychological after-effects of a major disaster or large-scale emergency that disrupts the normal functioning of a community. Post-disaster crisis counseling helps disaster victims cope with their losses, establish priorities for their immediate future, identify and work with psychological roadblocks and develop the positive skills they will need to feel in control of their lives and begin to recover.
  • Postabortion Counseling (2)
    RP-1400.8000-660

    Postabortion Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-660

    Programs that provide individual, conjoint or group counseling for women who have terminated their pregnancies and, if appropriate, for their significant others, which focuses on their feelings about the abortion and its effect on their lives.
  • Psychiatric Disorder Counseling (6)
    RP-1400.8000-675

    Psychiatric Disorder Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-675

    Programs that specialize in the treatment of individuals who have identified mental or emotional disorders with the objective of helping them to eliminate or reduce the severity of their symptoms, to mediate disturbed patterns of behavior, to promote positive personality growth and development and to maximize the individual's ability to function as independently as possible. Treatment may utilize therapeutic techniques derived from one or more theoretical counseling approaches.
  • Psychiatric Emergency Room Care (3)
    RP-1500.6750

    Psychiatric Emergency Room Care

    RP-1500.6750

    Psychiatric and health care facilities that are capable of restraining and treating people who are in acute emotional distress on a 24-hour basis.
  • Psychiatric Inpatient Units (4)
    RM-3300.6600

    Psychiatric Inpatient Units

    RM-3300.6600

    Programs offered in special units of general acute care hospitals that provide diagnostic and treatment services for children, adolescents, adults and/or older adults who have acute or chronic mental or emotional disturbances, require hospitalization for maximum benefit, and who might be a threat to themselves, to their families or to others if left in the community or placed in a less restrictive treatment setting. Services may include a comprehensive evaluation; 24-hour care in a supportive, therapeutic environment; counseling for the patient and family; adjunctive therapies as needed; medication, if required; and an aftercare program following discharge.
  • Psychiatric Medication Services (10)
    RP-6400.8000-650

    Psychiatric Medication Services

    RP-6400.8000-650

    Programs that prescribe antidepressants, antianxiety drugs, antimaniacs, sedatives and antipsychotic/neuroleptic medications to control symptoms such as delusions, extreme agitation, panic attacks, manic or depressive episodes, hallucinations or paranoia that are associated with specific forms of mental illness. Services may include a psychiatric evaluation to determine the need for medication; prescription of an appropriate drug; and periodic follow-up to monitor the effectiveness of the medication in modifying the individual's behavior, ensure that undesirable side effects are minimized and verify that medication is, in fact, being taken as prescribed.
  • Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams (2)
    RP-1500.3400-650

    Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams

    RP-1500.3400-650

    Mobile psychiatric emergency teams composed of designated mental health workers (psychiatrists, RN's, MSW's, psychologists, psychiatric technicians) in any combination which intervene in situations where an individual's mental or emotional condition results in behavior which constitutes an imminent danger to him or herself or to another and is unwilling to seek voluntary treatment. These teams are generally operated by county mental health agencies and have the authority to issue an order which authorizes involuntary inpatient hospitalization for up to 72 hours.
  • Psychological Assessment (1)
    RP-5000.6400

    Psychological Assessment

    RP-5000.6400

    Programs that utilize a variety of means to evaluate and identify the best mode of treatment for individuals who have developmental deficits, learning disabilities, neurological impairments, loss of memory, behavioral problems, personality disorders or adjustment problems. Diagnostic techniques may include observation of the person's behavior, interviews with the individual and significant others, psychological testing as indicated, and neuropsychological assessment in situations where organic involvement such as brain injury is suspected. Ongoing assessment may be provided as a means of evaluating the effectiveness of treatment.
  • Psychosocial Therapy (1)
    RD-3000.6750

    Psychosocial Therapy

    RD-3000.6750

    Programs that specialize in providing therapeutic interventions that are based on the premise that there is a basic interrelationship and interdependence between intrapsychic conflicts and the social environment in which they occur. The task of the therapist is to view the client in the context of his or her social environment and to assist the client to examine and deal with his or her intrapsychic conflicts and the impinging environmental factors as they take priority in the course of treatment. The therapist assists the client to gain insight into his or her conflicts and to manipulate the environmental factors that may be contributing to the problem. The vehicle for treatment is a therapeutic personal relationship in which the client's trust in the therapist, the therapist's observations and feelings about the client, and the interaction between the client and therapist lead to a mutual understanding of the nature of the problem and the appropriate methods to use for resolution.
  • Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling (15)
    RP-1400.8000-020.80

    Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-020.80

    Programs that provide individual, conjoint, family or group treatment for individuals who are being physically, sexually and/or emotionally abused by their partners, and/or for perpetrators. Included are programs that provide therapeutic interventions for married couples, people who have live-in mates and/or gay and lesbian couples who are experiencing problems with abuse.
 
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