Psychotherapy The importance of mental health is currently at an all time high. In addition it is also well documented that medical costs are reduced when appropriate therapy is utilized. The stigma that once kept people from seeking help has dissipated to a great extent and it is now very common to find that many people have either received therapy themselves or have a family member or friend who has sought psychological counseling. Ironically, as more and more people are developing an awareness of how treatable emotional problems can be, finding a qualified therapist is getting more and more confusing. The intricacies of managed care plans and continually changing benefits programs are becoming increasingly complex.To help clients sort out their mental health benefits, the amount of their co-pay, and the choice of therapist, Bloomsburg Psychological Center researches each client's insurance plan before scheduling an appointment. This prevents "surprises" when insurance payments arrive, ensures that the therapist selected is covered by the plan, and completes the pre-certification requirement that many companies now have.After appropriate information is gathered, we match each client with the therapist who best fits his or her individual needs and time schedule. Our therapists each have special skills and training, and these are carefully considered before scheduling.Services for Businesses critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)Based on the Mitchell Model, this service includes both group and individual meetings to help workers cope with a recent traumatic event that has occurred on-site or off-site. Therapists from Bloomsburg Psychological Center, LLC will meet with your workers, at your location, usually within 24-48 hours of the traumatic event.CISM helps workers discuss their reactions to the event and be able to return to a normal schedule as soon as possible. The therapists also educate participants as to what stress-related symptoms may occur in the next few months, provide handouts to share with their families, and identify individuals who are more severely affected and may require additional help.Your business?s health insurance plan usually includes provisions for CISM. We will help you research how you can access this invaluable service. Contact us before you need this service so that everything is in place if the unthinkable does occur.Stress Management Workshops This workshop can be tailored to the particular needs of your employees. It is offered in both half-day and full-day formats. Workers will be introduced to a more complete understanding of stress and will practice a variety of simple techniques to reduce stress both on and off the job. A variety of handouts will help participants follow through with the information they have learned.Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Help your workers stay current with gender bias and sexual harassment issues. In addition to a thorough discussion of this topic, there is plenty of built-in time for questions and answers. Handouts will be available.D.O.T. approved Addictions Assessment Individuals with suspected substance abuse problems can be evaluated according to D.O.T. requirements. We interview the individual and any pertinent co-workers or family members. A written report and a 30-day follow-up interview are included. This service is usually covered by your insurance policy.We take this extra time and effort because we know that the therapeutic relationship is a very special and important one. From your first session to your final session, it is our goal to make your counseling experience a meaningful and helpful one in your life.