Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is most commonly known as talk therapy or psychotherapy. The resident can expect a one-on-one type of session with a licensed and trained professional. This type of treatment aims to create a safe environment for residents to explore their thoughts, feelings, and struggles without any outside judgment.

Individual therapy is an effective treatment for a variety of mental illnesses and can help promote a healthy lifestyle. Once stressors have been identified, the licensed therapist and resident can work collaboratively to recognize triggers and create a strategy on how to overcome them.

How Does Individual Therapy Work?

Through a series of one-on-one sessions, a licensed professional can assist in finding the root of what you’re experiencing. Whether it’s anxiety, depression, or any other mental health disorder, identifying triggers is crucial to finding resolution and creating peace in your daily routine.

The benefit of individual therapy is that you get a personalized experience with a therapist, which is why the series of sessions is essential. Building rapport and connection is the only way to facilitate open communication.

The two will work together to set goals while overcoming the daily challenges of living with mental health disorders. When it comes to individual therapy, the benefits you reap are directly proportional to the effort you invest.

Is Individual Therapy Right For Me?

Individual therapy is suitable for anyone who feels the need to work through personal challenges, improve their mental and emotional well-being, and enhance their overall quality of life. Seeking therapy is a proactive step towards self-care and personal growth.

Individual therapy is a great short-term or long-term treatment tool for more complex issues. This type of treatment may be right for you if you’ve experienced depression and anxiety, sudden loss, working through grief, marital problems, extreme emotions between sadness and anger, major life changes, or recent trauma.

Benefits of Individual Therapy


Identify and overcome daily stressors and triggers


Improve the quality of life


Build stronger and healthier relationships


Learn how to implement boundaries


Recognize past traumas and work through them


Personalized sessions with a licensed professional


Develop healthy coping strategies


Change patterns for a healthier future


Increase self-awareness


Creating a support network

Breaking The Stigma

Scheduling an individual therapy session can seem like a daunting task, especially with such stigma around mental illness. Creating a safe space between yourself and a professional can be a life-changing experience as you delve deeper into life’s triggers while improving your overall wellness, mentally and emotionally.

Discover Healing with Onyx Behavioral Health

At Onyx Behavioral Health, we work to empower our residents to become productive citizens and stable individuals in their respective environments. We hope to guide and ground you in repairing your mind, body, and soul.
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