Victims of Crime, persons that are witness to a crime, families of crime victims, and caregivers may be eligible under a special Victims of Crime program that provides free counseling services.
Counseling & Psychotherapy
Counseling is a process whereby the person can explore feelings by discussing their conflicts in detail on a regular basis. This usually occurs once per week and can be for a limited duration. Psychotherapy is a more intensive form of counseling which explores a person’s early conflicts and tries to relate them to present day behavior. This is more intensive than counseling and the session which last for 50 minutes can occur from 1–5 times per week for a more prolonged treatment period.
This involves both partners in the relationship exploring conflicts and communication patterns between the couple.
This involves the whole family unit and examines the dynamics of the family relationship in detail. It improves communication patterns and lessens disturbed and abhorrent behavior.
This involves working with your child to help them express the emotions they don’t yet have the ability to understand. It typically involves play therapy with a trained therapist to guide your child into resolving emotional disturbances and behavior problems.
This helps people to examine their everyday stresses both in a work situation and in their personal life. Strategies are devised to help people re- adapt their lifestyle and examine ways of relieving stress.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy or (CBT) is an extremely useful technique to examine automatic negative thoughts and to help the person to develop a more positive attitude to life in general. This leads to increased self-esteem and confidence and is particular useful for a wide ranging group of psychological problems.
This helps people to examine their responses to the frustrations in their life. Strategies are devised to help people re-examine their thoughts and behaviors as well as examining ways of relieving stress.