The therapists at ECS Psychological Services, P.C. are well-trained to help adults of all ages who are dealing with complex issues. Life has many challenges that can cause significant stress on relationships. Let us guide you with emotional support, understanding, and knowledge. We can assist you in finding solutions and help you put things into perspective. Our clinicians who specialize in working with adults can address a wide range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, trauma, and bipolar disorder. The ECS team is dedicated to helping you access your inner strengths and skills so that you can ultimately experience a happier life.
Caring for aging parents can be very stressful and can make it increasingly more challenging to juggle your family, job, and life in general. Additionally, you may frequently worry about your aging parents’ safety and well-being. Dealing with a loved one with a condition such as Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be highly stressful, and the uncertainty of whether or not to place a parent in a facility can be heart-wrenching.
Counseling can help you cope with difficult decisions and make it a less painful process. Speaking to one of the geriatric specialists in our practice can help clarify difficult decision-making. Along with our support, we offer referrals and ideas to help guide you.
Couples and Family
Family therapy is considered an integral part of treatment at ECS Psychological Services, P.C. This can often be used in conjunction with individual therapy or couples counseling. Utilizing the family system in treatment allows the therapist and the family to view the whole system and gain access to unhealthy familial patterns. It can also help families identify the various roles they play within the family structure and help them navigate difficult life changes, such as the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, or dealing with a family member’s mental or physical illness.
Therapy can help families develop better communication skills, thus improving the quality of family interactions as a whole. Additionally, it can teach families successful conflict resolution skills. Treating one individual alone may not always be beneficial, as the whole family needs to change and adjust. Thus, treating one member of the family and not considering the effects on the entire family can, at times, sabotage treatment. There may be times when family therapy is not indicated, which would be determined on a case-by-case basis. There may also be times when the whole family is not in agreement to participate in treatment. This should not prevent those interested family members from seeking treatment and learning new skills to use within the family system.
Postpartum and Specialized Treatment for Women
ECS Psychological Services is primarily a female practice with a natural focus on the specific needs of women. While we also have many male clients, the focus on women’s needs includes treating postpartum depression, coping with fertility issues, domestic violence, balancing work demands and family life, and treating women’s sexual dysfunction. Visit our Post-Partum Services page.