Thriveworks psychologists in Kennesaw, GA provide standard psychotherapy services, tailoring treatment to each client and their unique concerns. However, they can also provide diagnoses to clients when appropriate, something that therapists and counselors cannot do. Finally, in some states in the U.S., they are allowed to prescribe medication.
Though many of us don’t like to admit it, we all struggle. We develop mental illnesses, we fight with our loved ones, we lose loved ones, we endure overwhelming stress, we suffer with difficult emotions. The good news is that whatever the particular struggle might be, there is help out there. In fact, there’s help right here at Thriveworks Kennesaw. We have psychologists as well as many other mental health professionals who are here and eager to help you.
“If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.” –Abraham Maslow
The psychologists at Thriveworks Kennesaw will make sure that you have plenty of tools in your toolbox. These tools will help you cope with stress, better process your emotions, and ultimately manage the challenges you stumble upon throughout your life. If you’re ready to schedule an appointment with one of our psychologists, please give us a call. You can reach us at (770) 224-7408.
What Is a Psychologist? What Do They Do?
Psychologists are mental health professionals who have professional training, experience, and skills to help people with a range of problems. These professionals use an array of techniques in treatment, based on each individual’s specific circumstances, needs, and goals. The help that they provide can be divided into three main categories:
- Help you cope during stressful situations: Psychologists can help you better manage stressful circumstances. For example: say you’ve started a new job, or you’re new to parenting, or you’re struggling financially. All of these circumstances will likely trigger a stressed-out response. Fortunately, if this stress gets out-of-control or hard to manage, a psychologist can help. They have stress management tools that can help you now and years down the road.
- Diagnose and offer treatment for mental health conditions: This is another important job of theirs. If you are exhibiting symptoms of a mental illness, say depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder, they can perform psychological testing, offer a diagnosis, and then also develop a treatment plan that’s made with your specific mental health condition in mind.
- Assist you with other life challenges: Psychologists help their clients work through other life challenges, too. These include: grieving the loss of a loved one, adjusting during a major life transition, resolving relationship issues, making major career decisions… and the list continues. Psychologists can help you with virtually any problem that is negatively affecting your mental health and wellbeing. In fact, it’s their mission to.
You don’t have to fear judgment at Thriveworks Kennesaw. Our psychologists offer a nonjudgmental, safe space to talk through your emotions and experiences. They will then provide you with their professional guidance and support.
How Do Psychologists Help?
As you can see from the list above, psychologists see many clients with a range of presenting issues. For this reason, the treatment that a psychologist provides varies on a regular basis, too! Here at Thriveworks Kennesaw, your psychologist will assess your unique needs and then develop a treatment plan that will best meet those needs. This plan will involve evidence-based treatments that have proven to help people make vast improvements in life.
All of that said, there are several common approaches to therapy including cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Each of these therapy styles can help individuals, couples, as well as families. Again, your psychologist will determine the best approach based on your specific needs. Now, they might determine that you could benefit from medication in addition to therapy. If this is the case, they will work with a general physician or psychiatrist to meet this need, too.
Work with a Cobb Psychologist at Thriveworks Kennesaw
The Cobb psychologists at Thriveworks Kennesaw would be honored to work with you. They want you to know that you can trust them to provide you with nonjudgmental, unbiased guidance. We’ve carefully selected these professionals who have shown, time and time again, that they are the best of the best. And they will do their absolute best to provide you with the best care possible.
If you’re ready to schedule an appointment with a Thriveworks Kennesaw psychologists, give our office a call at (770) 224-7408. Our scheduling team will be here to answer your call as well as any questions you might have. Then they’ll get you all set up for your appointment, be it an in-person or online session!