Stephen felt unfulfilled in his job as an information technology (IT) professional. He made good money, but he didn’t feel personally or emotionally engaged. Stephen wanted to have more flexible hours so he could spend more time with his young children. He wanted to prioritize his family. He wanted to feel like he was valued at work, not just as a tech wizard, but as a real person. He felt like his authentic self was getting lost in the demands and responsibilities of his IT job. But change felt really scary. What if he quit his job and couldn’t get another one? How would he know if his next job would make him unhappy as well?
Stephen could benefit from meeting with a licensed counselor or a life coach at Thriveworks in Norman, OK. The mental health providers at Thriveworks are all highly qualified, top-rated, and fully licensed to deliver the compassionate care and support their clients deserve. The providers at Thriveworks in Norman, OK have a single calling: to help their clients achieve their life goals.
How Does Therapy Work? Is It Effective?
Therapists at Thriveworks in Norman, OK use a variety of evidence-based therapy modalities to treat their clients, so you can always trust that you’re receiving the most effective treatments. Depending on what kind of mental health provider you see at Thriveworks, you may receive different therapies, but they are all of premium quality. Our therapies and treatments include:
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
- Psychotropic medication
- Lifestyle interventions
- Mindfulness training
- Life coaching
- Couples counseling and marriage therapy
- Child therapy
- Family therapy
- Depression counseling
- Substance abuse counseling
- Anxiety therapy
Our licensed mental health providers at Thriveworks in Norman, OK accept most health insurance plans. If you’re not sure if your medical insurance covers professional psychological and psychiatric services, you can call our office and we’ll help you figure it out.
What Are the Signs That It’s Time to See a Therapist?
At Thriveworks in Norman, OK, we think it’s always a good time to see a therapist to help you achieve your personal goals in life, but sometimes it takes a particular issue or red flag to get someone to make an appointment with a professional mental health provider. These issues and red flags may include:
- Unexplainable fatigue
- Unmanageable anger
- Disproportionate responses to stimuli
- Persistent, uncontrollable fears or worries (anxiety)
- Panic attacks
- Feelings of hopelessness
- Withdrawal from loved ones
- Feeling overwhelmed
- Disordered eating
- Unmanageable grief
- Acute stress
- Drug and/or alcohol abuse
- Sex addiction
- Auditory or visual hallucinations
- Talking too fast (which can be a sign of mania)
Sometimes mental health conditions can first manifest as physical symptoms. For example, a person suffering from panic disorder might experience a racing heart or shortness of breath. Other physiological symptoms of potential mental health disorders might include hypertension, a compromised immune system, unexplained aches and pains, and migraines.
Can a Psychiatrist at Thriveworks Manage My Medication Online?
Psychiatrists at Thriveworks in Norman, OK can absolutely meet with their clients online to manage their medications, and deliver other essential psychiatric services. If you’re starting a new psychotropic medication like an antidepressant or a mood stabilizer under the expert medical supervision of a Thriveworks psychiatrist, they’re going to want to follow up with you regularly to monitor how well the medication is working, if the dose needs to be altered, if you’re having any adverse side effects, etc. These appointments may be short, about 15 minutes.
Thriveworks clients in Norman, OK appreciate how accessible and convenient it can be to see their psychiatrists online, especially for follow-up appointments. Online (telehealth) availability means that clients don’t have to travel to an office or clinic. If someone is suffering from acute symptoms of a mental or behavioral disorder and their mobility is limited, they can still meet with their Thriveworks psychiatrist via private, secure, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software.
Get the Expert Psychological Support You Deserve at Thriveworks in Norman, OK
If you are suffering from a mental condition or an issue that is disrupting your daily routine, you may benefit from the expert services of a licensed mental health provider at Thriveworks in Norman, OK. Our therapists, counselors, and psychiatrists deliver the best, most compassionate care to help empower their clients to lead happier lives. When you call our office today, we may be able to schedule you an appointment with a provider as early as tomorrow or the next day. We don’t like to make our clients wait. Thriveworks appointments start on-time or early 97% of the time.
Contact us today to find out more about our affordable therapy sessions and our numerous Thriveworks membership benefits. We can’t wait to match you to the best licensed counselor for your needs.