STCS and its clinicians provide Individual, Relationship, Group, and Family therapy. Each of our clinicians operates under a variety of psychotherapy models and integrative approaches to individualize treatment to client(s) needs and preferences. Some of these include but are not limited to: AEDP, EFT, CBT, CPT, DBT, and EMDR.
For the names of some common therapeutic modalities incorporated by our therapists, as well as more information about them, consider the following information:
Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP). This helps clients to:
- Harness their innate resilience and strength
- Unlock emotions that are blocking them from living at their fullest potential
- Heal the wounds of past traumatic experiences
- Change the way you see yourself and others, for the better!
For more information on AEDP, consider visiting the following website: https://aedpinstitute.org/about-aedp/
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). This helps people in relationships to:
- Identify healthy and unhealthy patterns in your in their relationship
- Promote Accessibility, Responsiveness, and Engagement (A.R.E) within relationships
- Access underlying emotions and make requests so needs can be met
- Overcome challenges with infidelity, substance use, extended family issues, job stressors, and other commonly distressing issues that partners encounter.
- Increase overall trust, relationship security, and connection between partners
For more information on EFT, consider visiting the following website: https://iceeft.com/what-is-eft/
Eye Movement Desensitization, and Reprocessing (EMDR). This helps clients to:
- Integrate memories and past narratives to come to a cohesive understanding of your history. This can help build a stronger future through the 8 stage protocol: History Taking, Preparation, Assessment, Reprocessing, Installation, Body Scan, Closure, and Re-evaluation.
- Practice rapid eye movements and alternative tapping techniques to work through emotionally charged experiences and disturbing memories
- Utilize skills to navigate the impact of past distress (including childhood trauma, sexual assault, and physical abuse) and create healthy ways of coping with the challenges in daily life
- Recover from the lasting impact of traumatic events
For more information on EMDR, consider visiting the following website: https://www.emdr.com/what-is-emdr/
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). This helps clients to:
- Change the way you think, see, and act in the world
- Recognize what is going on in your mind at the moment
- Build better habits that are more productive and empowering
- Improve your thought patterns to help build better mental coping!
For more information on CBT, consider visiting the following website: https://www.apa.org/ptsd-guideline/patients-and-families/cognitive-behavioral
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). This helps clients to:
- Gain a new perspective on their thought patterns
- Modify and challenge unhelpful beliefs related to the trauma
- Alter their thoughts to alter how they feel
- Reduce symptoms related to your trauma and improve healing
For more information on CPT, consider visiting the following website: https://www.apa.org/ptsd-guideline/treatments/cognitive-processing-therapy
DBT is a treatment modality that is helpful for those who experience extremely intense emotions. DBT supports individuals to identify their negative thinking patterns, adjust problematic coping behaviors, and build emotion regulation skills. Treatment interventions in DBT include:
- Mindfulness practices
- Emotions regulation
- Distress tolerance
- Interpersonal effectiveness
Please consider reviewing other common modalities at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/types-of-therapy, and reach out to your provider should you require more information regarding your chosen course of therapy or treatment plan.