The Reason for Individual Treatment Programs
Not only can life throw unexpected curve balls at you but you might have a condition or certain events in your life that you may not want to tell your loved ones about or an audience in group therapy. Sometimes you just want that one-on-one time with a licensed therapist that is trained to say the right things to help you on the road to recovery. The reason to take individualized treatment is to help you feel better about yourself, mend broken relationships, and learn things that only a therapist would know.
Individualized therapy is when a patient gets private time with their therapist for the purpose of improving their life and learn to make smart choices. A therapist will find out what is stopping a patient from doing well mentally and emotionally as well as increasing positivity in themselves like learning about compassion, love, courage, peace, and self-esteem. With each therapy session, a patient will be able to grow up and learn about the world around them as well as themselves.
A patient can go to individualized therapy for a number of reasons. It can be for a diagnosed condition like ADHD, anxiety, depression, and many others. It can also be for the main problems in their lives that are taking over their minds like relationship problems, career problems, stress management, and the people that can bring the patient down. Certain health conditions can cause distress and interfere with everyday activities so a therapist can help the patient live life as normal as possible. Therapists can be a great source of comfort, a great listener, help identify symptoms, and come up with strategies for changing unwanted behaviors, thoughts, and emotions. A patient would be able to face their challenges head-on and report back to their therapist if any strategies do or do not work.
The benefits of individualized therapy is that there is a chance of fewer relapses occurring for common conditions like depression or anxiety and the results can last beyond treatment. Therapy sessions are more healthier for you than depending on drugs as they can cause harmful side effects. By going to therapy, patients can learn to develop a new perspective and skills to be free from the habits that come with depression, anxiety, and self-criticism. A patient’s sense of personal power can come into effect as they are getting help for the improvement of their life.
Castle Craig Hospital is a landmark of addiction and mental health treatment in Scotland, serving the UK, the EU, and patients from all over the world. Our commitment to long term abstinence has created a successful program of clinical and complementary therapies for mind, body, and spirit. Serving over 10,000 patients for more than 25 years, the Castle Craig model is proven in changing lives. Call our 24 hour free confidential phone-line for information: 0808 231 7723. From outside the UK please call: +44 1721 788 006
Page last reviewed and medically fact-checked | November 3, 2017