I’ve never talked to anyone. I’m used to handling things on my own. Aren’t people who go to therapy weak?

Not at all. People who ask for help know when they need it and have the courage to reach out. Everyone needs help now and then. In our work together, we will help you explore and identify your strengths and how to implement them to reduce the influence of the problems you are facing.

Would medication or therapy be most effective for me?

There are a lot of reasons someone decides to do therapy or start a medication. Our medication providers focus not only on diagnosis, but discovering imbalances in the mind and body. Medication is prescribed to help the mind and body function in a healthier way and is often paired with vitamin and diet recommendations for a more holistic approach. If you chose therapy the focus is on personal insight, understanding, and learning skills and thinking strategies that can be implemented to better your life. Often one modality is sufficient but research has shown that when medication and therapy are combined there is an increased chance of a more positive outcome. Amber Creek is unique in that we have medication providers and therapists working in the same office. This makes collaboration easier and more accessible.

What is the process to getting a medication refill?

The first step to medication refills is to check with your pharmacy for any refills. If you do not have refills available at your pharmacy you can have them send us an electronic request. We are usually able to fulfill requests within 3 business days, but please check back with us if you do not hear back from your pharmacy that a refill is ready within 2 days. That could mean we did not receive the electronic request. You are also able to reach out to your provider directly through our client portal instant messenger to request refills or notify of any side effects.

How does it work? What do I have to do in counseling sessions?

Because each person has different issues and goals for counseling, it will be different depending on the individual. We will tailor our therapeutic approach to your specific needs.

How long will it take?

Unfortunately, this is not possible to say in a general FAQs page. Everyone’s circumstances are unique and the length of time spent in counseling can vary depending on numerous factors. It is important to allow yourself time to accomplish goals and when thinking about therapy, a focus on personal development is often more valuable than the amount of sessions you need. Feel free to discuss the factors driving you to therapy with your mental health provider and have a conversation with them about what to expect.

I want to get the most out of therapy. What can I do to help?

We are so glad you are dedicated to getting the most out of your sessions. Your active participation and dedication will be crucial to your success. Having an open mind, a willingness to be honest and vulnerable, as well as communicating your wants and needs will make a difference in the success of any session.


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