The process would begin with a phone intake. At that time, I would gather information about what the problem is, symptoms and demographic information.
An appointment would then be scheduled for a mental health evaluation. This appointment is 60 minutes long. It is very important that prior to the appointment, you contact your health insurance to see if a PCP referral is needed and how much the co-payment is.
Symptoms in children that indicate possible mental health challenges include:
- Acting out
- Difficulty separating from a caregiver
- Mood changes
- Difficulty with concentration and sleeping
Symptoms in adults include:
Riedman-Dangler Counseling offers to schools, doctors' offices, other service providers, a monthly wellness letter. I have found individuals are very open to such information and find it helpful.
Child therapy, adult therapy
and family therapy
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