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Shield Bearer - Spring Branch

Mental Health
Outpatient Treatment
Self-payment options
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Overview

Shield Bearer - Spring Branch is a mental health treatment center for people seeking treatment near Harris County. As part of their treatment modalities for recovery, Shield Bearer - Spring Branch provides couples/family therapy during treatment. Shield Bearer - Spring Branch is located in Houston, Texas, accepting cash or self-payment for treatment.

Shield Bearer - Spring Branch at a Glance

Payment Options

  • Cash or self-payment
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Federal military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Assessments

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Age Groups

  • Seniors or older adults
  • Young adults
  • Children/adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Ancillary Services

  • Intensive case management
  • Case management service
  • Chronic disease/illness management
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Diet and exercise counseling

Treatment At Shield Bearer - Spring Branch

Conditions Treated

Mental health treatment:

Mental health treatment provides a safe and structured environment where individuals can receive professional care and support for their mental health challenges. Within the facility, trained therapists, counselors, and medical staff work together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to each person's needs. Patients might participate in a variety of therapies, including individual counseling, group therapy, and possibly medication management. The goal is to equip individuals with the tools and strategies they need to cope with their conditions and lead fulfilling lives.

Alcoholism:

Alcohol addiction is a condition where a person's brain gets used to having alcohol, making it hard for them to control their drinking. This can lead to feeling down, acting without thinking, wanting alcohol strongly, and feeling sick if they don't drink. To help with this, treatment programs are available. These usually include a guided process to safely stop drinking, talking with professionals to work through problems, and joining support groups with others facing similar issues. While these treatments can't fully cure the addiction, they provide tools and support to help individuals live a better life and keep their drinking under control.

Substance use treatment:

Substance abuse treatment programs can help to address addiction and, if relevant, any co-occurring mental health conditions. Programs include outpatient, inpatient, dual-diagnosis, and partial hospitalization. The addict will receive therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy, or dialectical behavioral therapy, and sometimes complementary therapies like acupuncture and mindfulness-based therapy. By attending skills training and recovery groups you’ll build a strong foundation for your recovery and strengthen your support network, increasing your chances of long-term recovery success.

Levels Of Care

Outpatient:

Outpatient treatment in a rehab center offers structured therapeutic services for individuals seeking recovery without full-time residential admission. Unlike intensive outpatient programs, which demand more frequent and longer sessions, standard outpatient care provides a more flexible approach, allowing participants to maintain daily activities and responsibilities while undergoing treatment.

Treatment Modalities

Couples/family therapy:

Couples Therapy in rehab helps couples facing addiction recovery by providing specialized counseling to improve their relationship. Expert therapists guide them through communication, conflict resolution, and trust-building, promoting lasting recovery and a stronger partnership.

Group counseling:

Group Therapy is a therapeutic space where individuals battling addiction come together to share experiences, gain insights, and support one another on their journey to recovery. Facilitated by trained professionals, this setting fosters communal healing and empowers participants to overcome the challenges of addiction through collective strength and understanding.

Cognitive behavioral therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a evidence-based psychological treatment that focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and behaviors. It aims to develop coping strategies and promote healthier thinking to address a variety of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and stress. CBT is typically short-term and goal-oriented, emphasizing the role of thought processes in influencing emotions and behaviors.

Dialectical behavior therapy:

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evolved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that aims to assist individuals in recognizing and influencing the interplay among their thoughts, emotions, and actions. DBT is particularly beneficial for those grappling with self-harming behaviors, including self-inflicted injuries like cutting, as well as suicidal ideations or tendencies. Clinically, it has shown effectiveness in managing intense emotions and conditions such as Borderline Personality Disorder.

Integrated Mental and Substance Use Disorder treatment:

Integrated Mental and Substance Use Disorder treatment is a comprehensive approach to treating individuals with both mental health and substance use disorders. It aims to address both conditions simultaneously through a coordinated and integrated approach. The goal is to improve overall well-being and reduce the risk of relapse.

Activity therapy:

Activity Therapy refers to a therapeutic approach utilized in rehab centers to promote physical, emotional, cognitive, and social healing. Through structured and guided activities, patients are encouraged to engage in tasks that stimulate the mind, enhance motor skills, foster interpersonal relationships, and bolster self-esteem. By participating in diverse activities, from arts and crafts to group games, patients not only distract from negative thoughts or behaviors but also develop coping mechanisms, resilience, and a sense of purpose. It's a holistic way of enhancing an individual's overall well-being while in the recovery process.

Telemedicine/telehealth therapy:

Telehealth Therapy allows individuals to access mental health services remotely via secure video conferencing. This level of care offers qualified therapy from the comfort of one's home, removing geographical barriers and often reducing wait times. Ideal for those with mobility challenges, tight schedules, or those in rural areas, it combines convenience with consistent, high-quality mental health support.

Cognitive remediation therapy:

Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT) is a therapeutic intervention designed to enhance cognitive abilities, such as attention, memory, and problem-solving skills. Often used with individuals who have cognitive impairments due to mental illnesses, brain injuries, or other conditions, CRT employs structured exercises and activities to target and improve specific cognitive deficits. The ultimate goal is to enhance daily functioning and support recovery, with training often personalized to meet the unique needs of each individual.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy:

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy is a psychotherapeutic approach designed primarily to treat trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It involves the patient recalling traumatic events while undergoing bilateral sensory input, typically guided eye movements. EMDR aims to facilitate processing distressing memories, reducing their long-term impact, and helping individuals develop more adaptive coping mechanisms.

Abnormal involuntary movement scale:

The AIMS serves as a 12-criteria tool employed by clinicians to assess the severity of dyskinesias, particularly in facial expressions, limb motions, and torso movements, observed in patients undergoing neuroleptic drug treatment. Additionally, it evaluates the overall repercussions, the extent of disability incurred, and the patient's awareness and distress regarding these movements. This assessment tool finds extensive application in research investigations concerning antipsychotic medications to screen for tardive dyskinesia. Its simple framework and rapid evaluation procedure facilitate routine clinical assessments conducted by healthcare professionals or qualified individuals.

Ancillary Services

Languages

  • Sign language services for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Spanish
  • Other languages (excluding Spanish)
  • French
  • Russian

Special Programs

  • Clients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Veterans
  • Active duty military
  • Members of military families
  • Criminal justice (other than DUI/DWI)/Forensic clients

Contact Information

Shield Bearer - Spring Branch
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1888 Stebbis Drive, Houston, Texas, 77043
Updated September 26, 2023

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