There are many types of health care professionals that treat mental health problems. Northwest Behavioral Medicine uses a team approach so doctors and counselors can work closely with each other to provide the right type of care for you and your family.
Our doctors and therapists provide a variety of services ranging from individual, couples, and group counseling (or psychotherapy) to medication assessment and treatment. The providers in this practice are all licensed and board certified in their respective fields, actively engaged in ongoing continuing education and follow the highest professional and ethical standards.
Psychiatrists are medical doctors who have completed medical school and a residency in this field. They are able to prescribe medications, assess medical conditions and provide counseling and therapy as well.
Psychologists have obtained a doctorate from graduate school in psychology and have completed post-doctoral internships in clinical care.
Licensed professional counselors and licensed clinical social workers have completed masters level degrees in counseling and have more than two years of supervised clinical work before receiving their license.
All of the professionals in our group have been in practice for a number of years with a wide variety of clinical experiences. They are all able to perform thorough initial evaluations to direct you to the most appropriate type of treatment for your needs.