Mental Health Evaluations

What It Is Suncrest Counseling has licensed and trained professionals who are qualified to administer and report Mental Health Evaluations. A mental health assessment gives your doctors and mental health providers (e.g., therapists) an overall picture of how well you feel emotionally and how well you are able to think, reason, and remember (cognitive functioning). […]

Depression

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Understanding Depression Feeling down from time to time is a normal part of life. But when emptiness and despair take hold and won’t go away, it may be depression. More than just the temporary “blues,” the lows of depression make it tough to function and enjoy life like you once did. Hobbies and friends don’t […]

Anxiety

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Understanding Anxiety For some individuals, just the thought of getting through the day produces intense levels of anxiety. No matter what they do, they cannot seem to stop the worry and often feel it is out of their control. They might anticipate disaster or be overly concerned about money, health, family, work or other issues. […]

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic Stress Diorder (PTSD)

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – We all experience stress because of life and issues we face. PTSD is much more intense. Often it occurs after we experience or witness a traumatic event. Examples include: Sexual or physical assault, natural disaster, war, automobile accident, and more. It impacts the ability of one to deal with daily […]

Addiction Counseling

Addiction Counseling

Suncrest Counseling understands that addictions are hard to overcome and that they can create a sense of powerlessness and hopelessness. Being addicted, regardless of the addiction, can tear at our self worth and identity. Too often we label ourselves as an addict who lacks willpower, or has inherent deficits and flaws that make overcoming an […]

Marriage Counseling

Marriage Counseling

What is Couples Therapy Like? Research shows that couples wait an average of six years after the first signs of problems in their relationship before they seek help. When distressed couples enter treatment they are already demoralized about their relationship. This state of demoralization often raises the question, “Can this relationship be helped?” Challenges in […]

Medication Assessment & Management

Medication Assessment & Management

Medication and Counseling Sometimes, counseling alone is not enough. At Suncrest Counseling, we have two nurse practitioners on staff who are qualified to assess for psychiatric illnesses and provide medical management when needed. Benefits and Disadvantages of Medications Suncrest Counseling’s nurse practitioners have a strong history of working in primary care and mental health. They […]

Court-Ordered Counseling

Court-Ordered Counseling

Legal System Life happens fast and mistakes get made. Some of those mistakes may carry hard consequences. If this is your first time dealing with the legal system, then you are probably feeling overwhelmed and surprised at what faces you in the months ahead. You may have questions and concerns about how to navigate this […]

Child Play Therapy

Child Play Therapy

Play Therapy helps children work through difficult life events at a level matched with their developmental abilities. Using Play Therapy techniques children can learn to resolve trauma, decrease acting out behaviors and learn to cope with their emotions. Each session includes time in the “play room,” where they are free to express their emotions by […]

Grief Counseling

Grief Counseling

Grief is an emotional experience that naturally occurs as a result of a loss of some kind. Following the death of a loved one and adjusting to a major life change is often very difficult. Everyone experiences grief in a different way, and how one grieves is unique based on personality, coping style, life experience, faith […]

Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is a little like exercising or doing physical therapy with the brain, enhancing cognitive flexibility and control. Whether symptoms stem from ADD/ADHD, a learning disability, a stroke, head injury, deficits following neurosurgery, uncontrolled epilepsy, cognitive dysfunction associated with aging, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism, or other brain-related conditions, neurofeedback training offers additional opportunities for […]

Teen Counseling

Teen Counseling

Suncrest Counseling understands that teenagers struggle just like adults do. Parents often feel powerless and have nowhere to turn. A caring therapist can help you identify unwanted feelings and thoughts, work through them and reveal a path of healing and change. There are a broad range of issues you may face, including addictions, eating disorders, […]