Our model is to help you decide which of the treatments and services we offer is best suited to your situation.
Some people are referred to us for a particular type of treatment; others have an interest themselves in a certain kind of therapy. For most people, however, the purpose of the initial visit is to help decide with you which type of therapy is most appropriate.
We offer the descriptions below to help you learn more, and we look forward to assisting you in choosing which is best for you.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a combination of two highly effective and well-researched forms of therapy: Cognitive Therapy and Behavioral Therapy. It involves partnering with your therapist to examine the way in which your thoughts affect your feelings in order to change your thinking patterns.
Motivational Interviewing (Motivational Enhancement Therapy)
Do you want to make a change in your life, but are unsure how? MI is a way for your therapist and you to collaborate on fostering your motivation by helping you to identify your core beliefs and goals and how they relate to the behavioral changes you would like to meet. This therapy can lead to profound changes in behavior.
Supportive Therapy is therapy designed to give you the emotional support and guidance you need to manage life stresses. By understanding your temperament and past experiences you and your therapist can understand some of the patterns causing difficulty in your life.
Psychopharmacology at Union Square Practice involves a comprehensive evaluation by either a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner who is overseen by a psychiatrist. We will help you choose the appropriate clinician basing our recommendation on availability, cost and expertise.