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The Difference Between Passive and Active Suicide Ideation

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September is Suicide Awareness month, and our blog has been focusing on the subject. There can be such a stigma around suicide, that we want to encourage people to talk about their mental health and their struggles. When we talk about suicide, it can give us a better understanding of how to prevent it. And how to help those who might be hurting.

Today we want to explain the difference between passive suicide ideation and active suicide ideation. The difference can be thought to be very simple, but often time we know it can be much more complex than we think.

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Q&A for Phone & Video Sessions

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Biltmore Psychology and Counseling has been closely monitoring the recent health crisis and prompts from experts to engage in social distancing. As the physical health and well-being of our clients are as important to us as their mental health, we have made the difficult decision to close the office for all in-person appointments and will instead be offering phone or video call sessions in its place.

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What Kind of Therapy Do We Specialize In?

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At Biltmore Psychology and Counseling we see clients based on a variety of needs. We see clients who are seeking therapy for anxiety, depression, grief, loss, trauma, PTSD, couples counseling, and much more.

When you’re looking for a therapist you might come across different types of modalities of therapy, like CBT, EFT or EMDR. Sometimes these names and acronyms can be confusing. So we thought we focus our theme for May on different modalities of therapy!

Commons Types of Modalities used in Therapy:

CBT:

CBT, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a type of therapy used to help understand and change the thoughts and feelings that ultimately influence our behaviors. It can be used to help anxiety, depression, phobias, and addiction to name a few.

EFT:

EFT, or Emotionally Focused Therapy is a type of therapy that is most commonly used in adult relationships and couples counseling. EFT is meant to identify patterns that might be influencing negative emotions/behaviors and work to develop more trust and a more secure bond.

EMDR:

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and is a type of therapy used to treat clients who are having trouble overcoming traumatic events and memories. It can help heal from emotional distress associated with these memories and past events. There are many processes involved in EMDR therapy, and it has been widely seen as a great way to help people move on from distressing memories.

These are just a few types of therapy that we do here at Biltmore Psychology and Counseling. We tailor each session to what the individual or couple is going through. We take the time to develop a treatment plan and discuss the steps moving forward to successfully implement that plan.

Each therapy office is different. If you are interested in a certain type of therapy, feel free to call and ask more about what we specialize in! And keep your eye out for our new YouTube videos this month on different modalities.

Stress and Infertility

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Welcome to our blog and Youtube Channel! We are Biltmore Psychology and Counseling, a practice with Licensed Psychologists and Therapists here in Phoenix Arizona.

This month we are tackling the difficult subject of Infertility. We have a few other videos up that talk about the impact infertility can have on a relationship, and also what to do when you’re feeling like giving up. So make sure to check those out!

In our video today, we talk about what factor stress really has on infertility. Dr. Melissa Estavillo also gives some tips to help get you through this difficult time. Have a question or a theme you’d like us to focus on in the future? Be sure to email us at info@biltmorecounseling.com or leave your questions in the comments section on YouTube.

Infertility and Stress on a Relationship

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As you know, for the month of April we are tackling the difficult subject of infertility.

In today’s video, Dr. Melissa Estavillo talks about how infertility can impact a couple. Each couple is different, and the stress from infertility can manifest in each person differently.

Dr. Estavillo talks about how to accept the other’s grief, and how to stay strong together during this difficult time.