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

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 life are not uncommon, and […]

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

Following the death of a loved one and adjusting to a major life change is often very difficult! Suncrest offers counseling to assist individuals who are going through the process of grief and loss. We know everyone deals with grief and loss in their own way, and that adjustments in life require that we to […]

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, […]

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Bulimia Bulimia is an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of overeating and feels a loss of control. The person then uses different methods such as vomiting, abusing laxatives and excessive exercise to prevent weight gain. The individual suffering from bulimia is usually aware that his/her eating pattern is […]

Biofeedback

When the body stays keyed up in “fight or flight” mode, we’re more vulnerable, anxious and most likely to return to self-defeating behaviors such as addiction. Biofeedback Therapy gives us real-time feedback about our body’s stress response. This steady stream of information on subtle changes in our current state of arousal informs us which calming […]