109 patient evaluations for Individual Therapy

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May 10, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I received an update today on a questionnaire I took when I started treatment with a counselor until last week when I took it again. She shared the results with me today and I was so surprised of the improvement just in 3 months. I have really have tried to work this time with therapy, and it is making a difference.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Jun 30, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for dissociative identity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 25, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tired and weak next day)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: therapy is a lot of work, often the next day I am very tired and weak in the sense of not able to push myself and do a full days task.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2015 (Started May 15, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for racing thoughts)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: Anxiety soared when I moved from a medically legal state to a state where legal measures haven't been put in place yet. Not only was I anxious about not having access, I had been off medication for 3-1/2 years. First Advice from therapist was: Find Marijuana.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 10, 2015 (Started Aug 10, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for MS dementia (subcortical dementia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Mar 05, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for flashbacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for PTSD triggers)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 21, 2015 (Started Dec 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for flashbacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for intrusive thoughts images or impulses)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for PTSD triggers)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 27, 2014 (Started Apr 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I'd pretty much recommend everyone see a therapist as part of general health. Therapy is a skill, though, and it takes time and practice to start seeing benefits. It's time-consuming and I go during work, so that's somewhat inconvenient and there's obviously some stigma to it. Luckily I work in an environment where there's really no stigma attached to it.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 13, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for eating disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 7, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly
Advice & Tips: Betty is the individual therapist that I meet with every week to discuss my diary card from DBT. We review each and the skills I managed to use that day to keep me from hurting myself or going into an emotional outburst. She also monitors my alcohol consumption. The unexpected, but fabulous, positive benefit is that I get a hug after every session.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 20, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 min Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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