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Severe Mental Illness Treatment in NYC.

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Some of the strongest, most resilient people are those who live with conditions including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and severe personality disorders.

 

At Williamsburg Therapy Group, our experienced psychologists and psychiatrists are ready to help you with your severe emotional condition. We understand how difficult it can be to live with a mental health condition, so we provide a safe and supportive environment to give you the best opportunity for a happy and healthier life.

 

What are severe mental illnesses?

Living with severe emotional conditions can make it challenging to keep up with relationships, work, and self-care. Other severe mental illnesses include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and severe personality disorder.

When someone has an emotional condition, they may believe and act in strange ways, which can be frustrating for their friends and family.

Individual therapy can offer practical solutions to living a more balanced life that is less defined by mental illness as a burden. Our psychologists and psychiatrists work with patients to help them manage their symptoms, feel more stable, and learn more about themselves and their illness.

The collaborative process of understanding the connections between a person’s mind and the world around them can go a long way toward making life with mental illness more manageable and productive.

 

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How serious Mental Illnesses are treated

In general, severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are treated with a combination of therapy and medication.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the most common treatment for severe mental illness, but other types of therapy have also been shown to help with symptoms. The treatment plan for severe mental illness often varies across disorders and patients.

The treatment that professional mental health therapists offer for one severe mental illness may be different from what they would administer to people with a different mental illness. Similarly, one patient with, for example, schizophrenia, may receive a different treatment than another with the same condition.

 

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How to find Severe Mental Illness treatment in NYC

We help patients in New York City looking for help managing and building a life beyond a severe mental health condition. We provide psychotherapy and medication support. Please schedule an appointment at one of our Brooklyn offices with one of our experienced psychologists or psychiatrists. Meet the team and find a provider who’s right for you.

NOTE: Williamsburg Therapy Group is not a crisis line or inpatient mental health facility. If you have immediate mental health needs, or are currently having a mental health crisis, call 911 or 988 (the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.)

 

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At Williamsburg Therapy Group, our experienced psychologists and psychiatrists are ready to help you with your severe emotional condition.

We understand how difficult it can be to live with a mental health condition, so we provide a safe and supportive environment to give you the best opportunity for a happy and healthier life.

What are severe mental illnesses?


Living with severe emotional conditions can make it challenging to keep up with relationships, work, and self-care. Other severe mental illnesses include schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and severe personality disorder.

When someone has an emotional condition, they may believe and act in strange ways, which can be frustrating for their friends and family.

Individual therapy can offer practical solutions to living a more balanced life that is less defined by mental illness as a burden. Our psychologists and psychiatrists work with patients to help them manage their symptoms, feel more stable, and learn more about themselves and their illness.

The collaborative process of understanding the connections between a person’s mind and the world around them can go a long way toward making life with mental illness more manageable and productive.

Severe Mental Illnesses We Treat At Williamsburg Therapy Group

Williamsburg Therapy Group only hires mental health professionals with doctoral degrees. This means that our team is ready to handle any severe mental illness, such as:

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Severe personality disorders.

Our experts are there to help ease the symptoms of these diseases and give our patients peace of mind and comfort.

Is Severe Mental Illness Curable?

In short, not with current medicine. Severe mental illness is largely incurable, but can be highly treatable.

Some people get better so quickly that they don't notice their illness anymore, while others need ongoing treatment or medicine to keep their symptoms under control. Responsiveness to treatment for severe mental illness varies widely from patient to patient.

How Serious Mental Illness Is Treated


In general, severe mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are treated with a combination of therapy and medication.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the most common treatment for severe mental illness, but other types of therapy have also been shown to help with symptoms.

The treatment plan for severe mental illness often varies across disorders and patients.

The treatment that professional mental health therapists offer for one severe mental illness may be different from what they would administer to people with a different mental illness.

Similarly, one patient with, for example, schizophrenia, may receive a different treatment than another with the same condition.

How much does therapy for severe mental illnesses cost?


Severe mental illness therapy generally costs about the same as therapy for moderate conditions. Expect to pay between $100 and $200 for each session in New York City.

Some therapists offer a sliding scale for payment depending on the economic needs of the patient. This allows therapists to serve more patients and generally make therapy more accessible.

Questions To Consider When Finding A Therapist For Severe Mental Illness

Before booking an appointment, ask yourself these questions to find the right NYC therapist for you:

  • What is my budget per session?
  • Do I want a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) or a doctoral-level psychologist?
  • What is my availability each week?
  • Do any therapists in my area specialize in my condition?

If you can answer these questions, you should be able to narrow down your search for a therapist in NYC.

How To Find Severe Mental Illness Treatment in NYC


We help patients in New York City looking for help managing and building a life beyond a severe mental health condition. We provide psychotherapy and medication support. Please schedule an appointment at one of our Brooklyn offices with one of our experienced psychologists or psychiatrists. Meet the team and find a provider who’s right for you.

NOTE: Williamsburg Therapy Group is not a crisis line or inpatient mental health facility. If you have immediate mental health needs, or are currently having a mental health crisis, call 911 or 988 (the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.)

 

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Feeling better is closer than you think.

We are here to help you no matter where you are at emotionally and want to pair you with a professional that cares and can help.

 

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