While being part of the LGBTQ+ is not a mental health issue or mental illness, the challenges that these individuals face can lead to intense fear, anxiety, and depression. Seasons IOP is the first of its kind to help support LGBTQ+ individuals and help them feel joyful in all activities.
Red Willow Counseling targets these key concepts
- Minority stressors
- Microaggression resilience
- Assertiveness training
- Gender and/or sexual orientation-related traumas
- LGBTQ+ education
- Gender abuse
- LGBT+ transitions
- Spiritual rediscovery
Mental Health Challenges Of LGBTQ+ Individuals
Mental health does not pick and choose or discriminate on who it affects, so those who seem the happiest or those who are already struggling can face similar mental challenges.
Those in the LGBTQ+ community can struggle with substance abuse, family issues, or bullying at school, on top of learning how to feel comfortable in their body and navigate sexuality. For those who experience mental health issues, trauma, or abuse, seeking therapy may not be enough to help set them up on a positive path. Intensive outpatient programs follow a schedule of group sessions, therapy, support groups, and other evidence-based practices that can help improve emotional health in a shorter amount of time.
In addition to maintaining a healing space, we also ensure your safety by training our staff to understand the unique challenges facing the LGBTQ+ community. This base understanding helps us know how to respond to your concerns and gives us the ability to learn from you without needing to give a full explanation. Every attempt is made to stay up to date on current issues, evolving topics, and emerging identities.
All Are Worthy Of Mental Health Services
Those in the LGBTQ+ community may be discriminated against, looked down on, or deny certain services. Our mental health services with Red Willow offer therapy sessions and a friendly atmosphere to ALL people.
Treating mental health issues looks different for different people. Our counselors work to understand your goals and individual needs to formulate our treatment. Red Willow works with the patient to communicate what is needed and what the patient truly needs. Your unique history and life experiences play a big role in your treatment.
Treatment With Red Willow Counseling And Recovery
We started by asking a simple question: Would a substance recovery program focused on LGBTQ+ needs, increase the likelihood of success? The answer is yes! Experts agree an LBGTQ+-centered, specialized treatment program is the most effective treatment for ongoing substance recovery. Our Seasons IOP incorporates modern best practices and uses evidence-based programming to help support you in ways traditional treatment simply doesn’t understand.
As a part of the Red Willow family, we brought our expertise in LGBTQ+ mental health and substance recovery to create the Seasons program. We have been in operation for over a decade and continue to research, train, and grow in order to meet your needs. Seasons are no exception.
Not only do we work with individuals one on one, but we also offer peer support groups and therapy group sessions. Group therapy sessions are held 3 nights a week where we facilitate learning, processing, and skill-building for your recovery and emotional well-being.
Care Coordination/Case Management
Your case manager will help track your therapy goals and provide you with any resources you may need to be successful.
Accountability is the key to succeeding in your journey of continued sobriety. Weuse substance testing to help get you started in developing your own self-accountability.