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Mental Health

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Behavioral Health Specialists outpatient mental health program addresses a wide array of problems which significantly interfere with everyday life activities. Services are offered to children, adolescents and adults. A variety of psycho-therapeutic and pharmacological interventions are available to help promote change including individual, family, group, and home-based therapies. Our experienced professionals provide clients with the tools to address many problems such as:

  • Anxieties/Fears

  • Depression

  • Major Psychiatric Disorders

  • Coping with Stress

  • Emotional Trauma 

  • Family and Marital Problems

  • Emotional Adjustment to Chronic or Life Threatening Illnesses

Psychological Evaluations

  • Our psychologists are highly skilled in the administration and interpretation of a variety of psychological assessment batteries including:

  • Personality Assessments

  • Identification of strengths and weaknesses in an individual’s emotional, psychological, and cognitive functioning in order to make treatment recommendations. Intellectual/Academic Achievement Assessments

  • Identification of Attention Deficit Disorder and other learning disabilities, their cognitive effects, and recommendations for compensatory strategies. Coordination with Substance Abuse and Addiction Services

  • A psychological evaluation is generally an important component in our assessment and treatment of those dealing with an addiction disorder. Such addictions include alcohol, drugs and compulsive gambling. Trained certified substance abuse professionals provide the primary assessment and treatment of those individuals who struggle with addiction.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Our Employee Assistance Program, or EAP, is a set of services that are purchased by employers for their employees. These services are related to the behavioral health field. Services such as:

  • Brief, Solution-focused Counseling

  • Family or Marital Conflict Resolution

  • Emergency Services

  • Worksite Intervention

  • Brief Screenings for Alcohol, Drug or Gambling Addictions

  • Anger Management

What is Anger Management?

  • Anger is a normal human emotion and is a problem when it occurs too frequently, is too long lasting or is too intense. Excessive anger leads to health problems, impacts interpersonal relationships and can easily lead to physical violence. Candidates for Anger Management Classes include those who are short-tempered, have chronic irritability, are impatient, argumentative or regularly employ sarcasm in their interactions. Anger management is a class which offers the following:

  • Specialized Self-Assessment

  • Assertive Communication Training

  • Stress Management/Stress Reduction Training

  • Training in Managing Anger Effectively

  • Emotional Intelligence Enhancement

  • Learning Empathetic Listening

Internationally Recognized Model and Staff Certification

  • BHS is pleased to have personnel certified in the Anderson & Anderson model of Anger Management. This model has the most widely recognized curriculum in the world and is also an approved intervention with professionals by the Joint Commission. Our Certified Facilitators have received specialized training and certification in the Anderson & Anderson model for both the training of adults as well as of adolescents. Our Anger Management Classes Two different class formats are offered for both adolescents and adults:

  • The number of classes available may change depending on the needs of the community. Specialized and individualized sessions are available and tailored to providing the necessary training and intervention for individuals in high profile roles such as supervisors, managers, professionals and executives. To register yourself or to make a referral to our Anger Management Classes, call our main office at 402-370-3140. A sliding fee scale based off income guidelines is available.

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