Category Archives: Types of Therapy

For Parents: How to Understand Changes in Psychiatric Medication

Are psychiatrists guessing about what to prescribe? If you have a teenager with a mental health disorder that requires medication, you may become discouraged if the first medication their psychiatrist prescribes does not improve their symptoms or offer them any relief. We understand how hard that can be. The types of mental health conditions that […]

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How do Adolescent DBT Programs Help Depressed and Anxious Teens?

An adolescent DBT program empowers teens to make their own choices and live life on their own terms. There are several evidence-based therapeutic approaches that can help adolescents manage the symptoms of depression and anxiety and live a life free from major impairment or daily disturbance. Research shows that the most effective treatment for depression […]

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Why Is My Teen so Mean to Me? Part 5: Support for Parents

In this series of articles on teen defiance and chronic conflicts with parents called “Why Is My Teen So Mean to Me?” we’ve discussed the root causes of some of the most challenging behavioral issues teens develop. We’ve shared what kinds of treatment are available. We discussed immersive mental health treatment programs, such as intensive […]

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Does Virtual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (eCBT) Work for Depression?

Events in the year 2020 changed life in the U.S. in countless ways. One change many of us experience directly is the shift to virtual work and school. Those aren’t the only things that shifted, though. Social contact, live music, and in-person events – from awards shows to graduations to conventions – now frequently occur […]

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Art Therapy for Anxious Teens

Most teen treatment centers offer art therapy as a supplemental treatment to traditional talk therapies like dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) or cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This evidence-based treatment often benefits people with trauma – especially childhood trauma. Art is also a productive medium for opening up treatment-resistant teens. It can help them become more comfortable […]

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Family DBT at Evolve: How We Do It

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is all about change. From emotions to behaviors to modes of thinking, the essence of DBT lies in learning how to transform life-interrupting thoughts, emotions, and actions to life-affirming thoughts, emotions, and actions. At Evolve Treatment Centers, we take a comprehensive approach to treatment in order to address all aspects of […]

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How Teen Drug Rehab Programs Help Prevent Relapse

The highest quality drug rehab centers or dual diagnosis treatment centers for teens have two goals: To help teens recover from addiction. To help those teens prevent relapse. That second goal is very important. Even if a teen stays sober while in a drug rehab center, the true challenge comes after discharge from the substance […]

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