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Behavioral Health Treatments and Therapy for Patients

If you need to talk or request a referral, call us at
(727) 834-5700, option 4.

Our psychiatrists and behavioral health staff build therapeutic relationships with our patients based on validation. By understanding and accepting our patients' experiences, we develop trust using a caring approach to help them in their time of need.

Our Inpatient programs are designed for adults 18 and older utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

In this outpatient program, patients are provided a safe, therapeutic environment while working with staff that encourage and promote recovery. This program can help as an initial point of care, a step up from routine outpatient services, or a step down from an inpatient stay or residential care. Group therapy is offered and focuses on coping skills, assertiveness skills, goal setting, and co-occurring disorders. Patients receive 3 hours of treatment per day, for 3 days a week, are are seen by a psychiatrist.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Group members participate in four groups each day with an emphasis on mental health and coping. The groups focus on a variety of subjects designed to aid patients in understanding and managing their symptoms in a more effective manner. Individuals receive ongoing monitoring and treatment from a Psychiatrist, Licensed Therapist, and Registered Nurse. Lunch is provided during the program, along with some light snacks.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Our treatment approach strongly incorporates the elements of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). All of our clinical staff members are trained in DBT. This skills-based method teaches patients how to cope with painful or negative emotions that arise from a stressful event.

To help patients improve their quality of life and their relationships with other people, DBT emphasizes:

  • Core mindfulness: Learning to observe, describe and participate in the moment
  • Distress tolerance: Accepting yourself and the current situation in a non-evaluative and nonjudgmental way
  • Emotional regulation: Learning to identify and label current emotions
  • Interpersonal effectiveness: Learning effective strategies for asking for personal needs, saying no and coping with interpersonal conflict
  • Radical acceptance: Learning to identify conflict and stressors, accepting that conflict exists in life and learning to lower emotional suffering

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Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for severe symptoms of mental illness that uses electric stimulus to produce a generalized seizure. Psychiatrists perform this medical treatment on patients who are medication resistant, chronically suicidal, chronically depressed, suffering from Bipolar Disorder, treatment resistant depression, severe and chronic psychosis to include catatonia or other similar psychotic disorders.

Individual and Group Therapy

Our psychiatrists and licensed therapists offer individual and group therapy sessions on an inpatient basis.

Patients can schedule individual therapy sessions daily with a psychiatrist for inpatients in the Behavioral Health Center.

We hold group therapy sessions throughout each day for inpatients.

Sessions include:

  • A morning goals group
  • A medication group
  • A therapy/process group
  • Education groups

We also support family members as they help their loved one through a difficult time. Learn more about our behavioral health education and therapy for families.

Find out more about our behavioral health assessments and admissions.

Recreation Therapy for Behavioral Health

We help our patients build their social skills and stay active through recreation therapy. A therapist leads each activity to get patients involved. Our recreation therapy activities include:

  • Art
  • Basketball and other outdoor activities
  • Music, including karaoke and piano

Take the First Step: Contact Us Anytime

Our behavioral health professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide immediate evaluations.

If you or someone you know may benefit from treatment or have questions, please contact our compassionate staff today.

(727) 834-5700, option 4