Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services

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Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services is a private rehab located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services specializes in the treatment of mental health.

Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services Focus:

Mental Health

Mental Health Treatment Centers focus on helping individuals recover from mental illnesses like bipolar disorder, clinical depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and more. Mental health professionals at these facilities are trained to understand and treat mental health issues, both in individual and group settings.

Rehab Services:

Psychotropic Medication

Psychotropic medications (aka psychodynamic medication) are any medicines used specifically to affect and/or alter a patient’s mind, emotions, and behaviors. Such psychiatric medicines are often used to change chemical levels in the brain that impact a person’s mood and behavior. These medications include mood stabilizers, antidepressants, anti-ADHD drugs, and anti-anxiety medications.

What does Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services offer?

Outpatient (OP)

Outpatient programs are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Treatment Types:

Individualized Treatment

Certain drug and alcohol rehab centers have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person’s specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Family Program

Family Therapy focuses on improving and enhancing family communication and positive support through parent education and family system therapy. During therapy, parents and caregivers are provided with parenting strategies and techniques that enable them to provide the best of love and support to their children.

Therapies Offered:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds, and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CBT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is behavior therapy offered to youth, ages 13-20, though some 12 year olds may qualify. The DBT approach is one that effectively teaches how to better manage powerful emotions, urges and thoughts that seem to be too difficult for the teen to control within day-to-day life. DBT requires a 6-month commitment whereas the youth will participate in skills group therapy, individual therapy, and family group sessions. Phone coaching is available 24/7 to promote real-life skills practice.

Individual Therapy

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Individual Therapy identifies a child’s specific behavioral challenges and develops the use of skills that will enhance the individual’s strengths through various forms of therapy.

Trauma Therapy

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an empirically validated therapy, meaning its effectiveness has been supported by scientific studies. The goals of TFCBT are to reduce negative emotional and behavioral responses to trauma, correct maladaptive or unhelpful beliefs related to abusive experience, provide support and skills to the non-offending caregivers and be able to respond to and give support to the youth.

Group Therapy

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

Couples Treatment

Whether a marriage or other committed relationship, an intimate partnership is one of the most important aspects of a person’s life. Drug and alcohol addiction affects both members of a couple in deep and meaningful ways, as does rehab and recovery. Couples therapy and other couples-focused treatment programs are significant parts of exploring triggers of addiction, as well as learning how to build healthy patterns to support ongoing sobriety.

Experiential Therapy

Experiential therapy is a form of therapy in which clients are encouraged to surface and work through subconscious issues by engaging in real-time experiences. Experiential therapy departs from traditional “talk therapy” by involving the body, and having clients engage in activities, movements, and physical and emotional expression. This can involve role-play or using props (which can include other people). Experiential therapy can help people process trauma, memories, and emotion quickly, deeply, and in a lasting fashion, leading to substantial and impactful healing.

Devereux Behavioral Health Services - Outpatient and Evidence-Based Services Highlights:

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Blended Case Management program aims to help children ages 2 to 21 and their families to navigate the world of social services. They work collaboratively with family members, funders and service providers to advocate on behalf of the child, ensuring care is coordinated, effective and responsive to the needs of each child we serve. Resources could include mental health, education, housing, employment, healthcare, legal aid, and social skills. Through this program, individuals are required to meet with a case manager two times per month to ensure the effectiveness of the program. A 24-hour on-call service is available for individuals and their families for emergency crisis situations.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Family Based Services strives to keep children and youth, ages 2 to 21 with significant mental and emotional health challenges, living successfully with their families in their own communities. This program incorporates families and caregivers in the treatment process to ensure a child’s positive involvement at home, school or within the community – and to reduce the possibility of placement in residential treatment, psychiatric hospitals, or foster placements.
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Parent-Child Interaction Therapy is offered to parents of children 2 1/2 years to 7 years old whose children exhibit behaviors such as anxiety or moodiness, temper tantrums, aggression, inability to play alone, whininess, and other negative behaviors. PCIT has been shown to enhance a positive relationship between a parent and child to promote effective behavior management and discipline techniques.