Services

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Areas of Expertise

Through professional counseling and therapy, our specialists are able to diagnose and treat a wide variety of mental health concerns.

For additional information or to make an appointment, please call 216.342.5496.

  • Grades repeatedly below expectations for student’s intelligence
  • Failure to complete homework
  • Failure to turn homework in even though it is completed
  • Procrastination
  • Blaming others for low grades
  • Does good work when supervised by a parent or teacher
  • Inconsistent performance
  • Consumption of alcohol in increasing amounts over time
  • Development of tolerance such that more must be consumed to get a “buzz” than in the past
  • Craving for alcohol
  • Recurrent use of alcohol interferes with ability to perform work efficiently and effectively
  • Continued use despite having encountered social difficulties
  • Blackouts (inability to remember events when intoxicated)
  • Pattern of hazardous behavior, such as driving under the influence, and bar fights
  • Irritability on a daily basis
  • Episodes of extreme anger with yelling, breaking objects, or even violent action
  • Road rage
  • “Flight Rage”
  • Using anger to avoid exposing feelings of fear and pain
  • Feelings of panic and fear of losing control of oneself
  • Physical symptoms can include rapid heartbeat, tightness in the chest, inability to swallow, sweating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleep disturbances including insomnia and inability to stay asleep for more than a short time
  • Inability to sustain attention and concentration for more than a few minutes
  • Impulsive behavior
  • Hyperactivity
  • Chronic difficulties in school or on the job
  • Interrupts others
  • Social immaturity in childhood and adolescence
  • Symptoms exist in more than one environment
  • Pervasive difficulty with social interaction and communication
  • Inability to interpret social cues
  • Failure to develop empathy with resulting inability to accommodate to the feelings and needs of others
  • Interested primarily in activities that do not require interaction with other people
  • Difficulty with transitions; functioning inflexibly and requiring sameness day to day
  • Tantrums in response to anxiety or stimulus overload
  • Periods of depression as outlined above alternating with periods of extreme energy, pleasure seeking, hyperfocus on one activity or project, or not being able to focus at all
  • Extreme irritability
  • Inability to control impulses
  • Disturbed interpersonal relationships
  • Chronic severe pain due to illness or injury interferes with ability to function on a daily basis
  • Pain continues more than a few weeks after the injury or onset of illness
  • Social withdrawal and isolation
  • Inability to maintain employment
  • Feelings or sadness, guilt, hopelessness, helplessness
  • Crying Spells
  • Irritability
  • Loss of pleasure in activities that used to be pleasurable
  • Loss of appetite or overeating
  • Insomnia or hypersomnia (sleeping too much)
  • Loss of motivation and energy
  • Social withdrawal
  • Extreme restriction of amount and types of food consumed with accompanying severe weight loss and malnutrition
  • Overeating in response to emotional distress such as anger, guilt, shame, self-loathing with unhealthy weight gain
  • Binge eating and purging, usually by vomiting
  • Difficulty in expressing feelings other than anger
  • Feeling marginalized by wife’s attention to children
  • Feeling overwhelmed in the position of the family defender, bread-winner, problem-solver
  • Feeling unappreciated at home and in the workplace
  • Recurrent and persistent thoughts, urges, or images that are intrusive and unwanted, and that cause distress
  • Repetitive behaviors (such as hand washing, checking doors and window, counting, putting this in order) that one is driven to perform according to rules that must be applied rigidly
  • The thoughts and behaviors cause disruption in activities of daily living, work, school, and socialization
  • Exposure to actual or threatened death, serious injury, sexual violence, either by being the victim or by witnessing the event
  • Recurrent intrusive memories of the trauma
  • Recurrent nightmares
  • Flashbacks
  • Psychological and physical distress when exposed to cues that recall or resemble an aspect of the original trauma
  • Hypervigilance
  • Exaggerated startle response
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Insomnia
  • Hypersomnia (sleeping too much)
  • Interrupted sleep
  • Inability to sustain attention because of sleep deprivation
  • Falling asleep during the day, even after eight hours of sleep
  • Lack of assertiveness in relationships
  • Feelings of inferiority compared to husband or boyfriend
  • Insecurity in returning to work after extended period of child rearing
  • Difficulty in gaining satisfaction of needs

Services

Partners for Behavioral Health and Wellness is a multidisciplinary organization which includes professionals in psychiatry, neurology, advanced practice psychiatric nursing, psychology, social work, and counseling.

Services are provided to patients spanning the pediatric to geriatric spectrum who have needs for:

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Medication
  • Diagnosis
  • Psychoanalysis
  • EMDR
  • Psychological Testing
  • Family and Couples Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Yoga and Tai Chi

We emphasize the enhancement of wellness, as well as, the treatment of illness.

Other areas and conditions we treat:

  • Adjustment disorders
  • LBGT issues
  • Anger management
  • Learning disabilities
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Life/professional transition issues
  • Attention deficit disorders
  • Men’s Issues
  • Autistic spectrum disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Pain management
  • Chronic illness
  • Sleep disorders
  • Couples therapy
  • Substance Abuse
  • Divorce
  • Trauma
  • Eating disorders
  • Underachievement issues
  • Family therapy
  • Women’s issues