Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Our therapists support you in your journey to better mental health.

It is undeniable that all aspects of our well-being, including our mental health, are influenced after an injury. We recognize that mental health is majour component of the recovery process. Our team offers services that help facilitate patient-led exploration and resolution of any problems.

Providing therapy and support to people with mental health concerns is the main goal of the counseling specialty known as clinical mental health counseling. Clinical mental health counselors are educated professionals with experience working in a range of institutions, including community organizations, hospitals, private offices, and mental health clinics.

Clinical mental health counseling’s main objectives are to improve clients’ overall functionality and quality of life while also promoting mental wellbeing and reducing psychological discomfort. Counselors assist people in overcoming depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, relationship problems, and other mental health disorders by using therapeutic techniques and interventions that are supported by scientific research.

Clinical mental health counselors frequently carry out the following tasks:

  1. Assessment: They carry out preliminary evaluations and assessments to learn about the client’s needs, history, and mental health issues. This aids in creating a therapy strategy.
  2. Counselors offer one-on-one counseling sessions using a range of therapeutic strategies to address the needs of the client in both individual and group therapy. Additionally, they could lead group therapy sessions to generate support and promote interpersonal development.
  3. Counselors create treatment plans outlining goals, objectives, and interventions specific to the client’s requirements based on the assessment. These strategies are routinely examined and modified as necessary.
  4. Psychoeducation: In order to empower clients and help them better comprehend their experiences, counselors educate and inform them on mental health disorders, coping mechanisms, and self-care practices.
  5. In times of mental health crisis, such as suicidal ideation or severe emotional pain, they provide rapid assistance and intervention.
  6. Referral and Collaboration: When necessary, counselors make appropriate referrals for specialized services, such as psychiatric assessment or medication management, in partnership with other mental health experts and local resources.
  7. Clinical mental health counselors follow ethical principles and uphold client confidentiality while protecting their clients’ security and welfare.

People who want to work as professional mental health counselors often work toward a master’s degree in counseling or a closely related discipline. They then need to meet their jurisdiction’s licensing criteria and complete a term of supervised clinical experience. For counselors to stay current with research and best practices, ongoing professional development and continuing education are crucial.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a problem-focused, action-oriented style of talk-therapy that teaches clients practical ways to identify, challenge, and replace unhelpful response patterns with adaptive, healthy thoughts, feelings, and behavioural patterns to reach one’s desired goals.

Trauma-Focused Therapy

Trauma-Focused Therapy is a specific approach to therapy that recognizes and emphasizes understanding how a traumatic experience impacts a person’s mental, behavioural, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being, and teaches better understanding, coping within and processing emotions and memorie tied to that experience.

Mindfulness-Based Therapy

Mindfulness refers to a process that leads to a mental state characterized by nonjudgmental awareness of the present moment experience, including one’s sensations, thoughts, bodily states, consciousness, and the environment, while encouraging openness, curiosity, and acceptance.

Please note: Our therapists utilize multiple approaches and strategies during session. Therefore, the list above it not exhaustive. Please connect with your nearest location to find out more.

Refer a Patient

Iscope is currently accepting new patients. A referral from your primary care physician or specialist is required for consultations covered by your provincial plan. If you require rehabilitation services a referral is not required.