The word “psychologist” can sound intimidating, but really, it simply refers to a qualified mental health professional. These professionals are capable of helping people work through various challenges due to their knowledge, training, skills, and experience. A few examples of people they can help include…
- A woman who is exhibiting symptoms of depression
- A man who feels confused and distraught after experiencing trauma
- Couples who feel unhappy in their relationship or marriage
- Families who haven’t seen or spoken to one another after an intense argument
- Any individual lacking happiness, growth, success, or fulfillment in life
In summary, psychologists can help people work through whatever issue they bring into the office. They will use techniques in talk therapy to help them overcome these obstacles, and they can also work with psychiatrists to provide medication management to their clients.
If you’re struggling with a mental health or life issue, reach out to Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL (West). We have psychologists on our Thriveworks Jacksonville team who are devoted to providing their clients with personalized care that will help them live better. When you come in to meet with your psychologist (or have your first session with them online), your psychologist will get to know you and your needs before designing treatment. What do you say—are you ready to work with a psychologist? If the answer is yes, give Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL (West) a call at (904) 567-7203 to schedule your first appointment.
Can I Benefit from Working with a Psychologist?
Psychologists can offer many benefits to people for various reasons. The first woman we mentioned above with symptoms of depression can work with a psychologist to understand and manage these symptoms; and the first man we mentioned above who witnessed a traumatic event can work with a psychologist to process their trauma and cope with triggers. As you can see with just a couple examples, the work you might accomplish with a psychologist varies on an individual basis, depending on your specific issue(s). Here’s a longer list of the issues our psychologists see on a regular basis:
- Mental illness
- Grief and loss
- Relationship issues
- Anger issues
- Stress management
- Adapting to change
- Difficult emotions
If you need help with one of the following or another issue entirely, the psychologists at Thriveworks Jacksonville, Fl would love to help you. They have experiencing helping many different people with different obstacles, including those listed above. And they’re ready to help you, too!
How Do Psychologists Help Their Clients?
The psychologists at Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL (West) will use the techniques and skills they’ve determined can help you. Oftentimes, they’ll incorporate talk therapy into treatment, which will allow them to understand their client’s needs and create an informed treatment plan just for them. This treatment plan might involve continued talk therapy sessions or medication management—or both! In talk therapy, you might have to open up about some difficult topics. But don’t worry, your psychologist will help you through it, and doing so will help you make important progress in your work with your psychologist.
If you do require medication, your Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL psychologist will likely partner up with a psychiatrist to prescribe and manage your medication. In some states, psychologists can do so directly, without the assistance of another healthcare professional. Either way, your psychologist will determine the best treatment plan and then do everything they can to administer that treatment.
Work with a Psychologist at Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL (West)
Reaching out for help is no easy task—at least not for most of us and especially when it comes to our mental health. That said, it is incredibly important that we acknowledge when we need a helping hand and secure that assistance. If you are struggling mentally or emotionally, consider working with a psychologist at Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL. We can help you get over these roadblocks and live better in every area of life.
To schedule your first appointment, give Thriveworks Jacksonville, FL (West) a call at (904) 567-7203. We can get you all set up for your first appointment right away, whether you decide to go the route of in-person or online treatment. Know that we have online services available!