Screening and Assessment
Screening and assessment are used to identify a client's strengths and needs. BRIDGES screening and assessment occur at your initial meeting, and both processes should continue throughout the course of counseling. We use evidence-based screenings to determine your mental health needs. When indicated, we also provide medical screenings and medication evaluations.
Short-term Individual and Family Counseling
Short-term counseling is defined as a relatively brief treatment intended to last between 6-10 sessions. Short-term counseling tends to focus on setting and achieving attainable goals within its limited time frame. At BRIDGES you will work on building trust, improving communication, establishing healthy boundaries, and practicing self-care to foster healthy family and/or individual dynamics that strengthen your mental health and/or recovery.
A life coach is someone who counsels, supports and empowers individuals to attain greater fulfillment A life coach helps guide clients to reach their ultimate goals and support individuals in different areas of their life.
BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention of College Students)
BASICS is an evidence-based prevention intervention for college students (ages 18-24) who drink alcohol heavily and/or have experienced or are at risk for alcohol-related problems such as poor class attendance, missed assignments, accidents or violence.
Medical Screening and Medication Evaluation
A medical screening will be conducted by a health care professional that specializes in diagnosing and treating mental health needs. Based on your needs we will determine whether or not medication is a good option for treating your mental health and/or recovery.