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Counseling Specialist

Symphony Medical -  - Multi Speciality Medical Practice

Symphony Medical

Multi Speciality Medical Practice located in Dobbs Ferry, NY & Yonkers, NY

If you struggle with a mental health condition or an addiction, Symphony Medical, with its convenient Park Care office in Yonkers, New York, offers highly effective solutions. The experienced medical team offers comprehensive counseling services to help you break addictions or get through difficult emotional experiences. Call the office to schedule an appointment, or book one online today.

Counseling Q & A

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What is counseling?

Counseling involves talking with a therapist to help you overcome difficult situations or emotions. They use behavior-change strategies and other techniques to stabilize your mood and give you a better quality of life. 

Therapists at Symphony Medical have many years of experience and are highly trained in their field. 

Why might I need counseling?

There are a number of reasons you could be a candidate for counseling at Symphony Medical. Examples include:

  • Substance abuse disorder
  • Addictions
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention-deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Anger-management issues

To find out which type of counseling is best for you, a psychiatrist discusses your symptoms and medical history. They complete a comprehensive psychiatric assessment by asking a series of questions to make a final diagnosis and develop an effective treatment plan. 

What are the different types of counseling?

Some of the many counseling services available at Symphony Medical include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Interpersonal therapy (IPT)
  • Supportive therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Addiction therapy

If you struggle with substance abuse disorder, addiction medicine services at Symphony Medical include:

  • Outpatient medication-assisted treatments
  • Outpatient counseling and support
  • Inpatient detox
  • Inpatient rehab
  • Peer counseling and support
  • Outpatient education support
  • Trauma-informed counseling

Your specialist personalizes counseling sessions based on your unique needs, medical history, and lifestyle.

What should I expect during counseling sessions?

During counseling sessions at Symphony Medical, you relax in a comfortable room and speak with a skilled professional. They offer education support and teach you strategies to better cope with a mental health condition or addiction. You might also participate in group or family counseling.

Your psychiatrist could prescribe medications that help you break an addiction, reduce withdrawal symptoms, or eliminate depression, anxiety, or other mental health struggles.

How often should I schedule counseling appointments?

Follow your provider’s advice about when to attend counseling sessions at Symphony Medical. They personalize treatments based on your individualized needs. If you’re going through a difficult time and want to speak with a provider between scheduled counseling sessions, simply call the Symphony Medical office.

To learn more about the comprehensive counseling services available at Symphony Medical, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.