Our Services

 

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Individual Therapy

Individual Therapy

Family Sessions & Parent Consultation

Family Sessions & Parent Consultation

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

Music Therapy

Music Therapy

Individual Therapy

Our Clinicians take a trauma-informed and strengths-based approach in their individual work and may use a variety of therapeutic models including but not limited to:

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills (DBT)
**We are not a DBT certified program and offer only skills practice**

Our individual sessions last 50 minutes and will be scheduled based upon the treatment plan and schedule discussed in your initial assessment.

Family Sessions

 Throughout their clinical experience, our therapists have seen benefits from incorporating family sessions into our teens’ treatment plan. Family sessions are utilized to help adolescents improve their communication with their parents, particularly when addressing uncomfortable and difficult topics. In addition, it helps parents gain insight into their teens thoughts, feelings, and behaviors while therapists assist parents in gaining additional ways to support and encourage their teen. Though these sessions that are integrated into individual clients’ treatment are not “family therapy” sessions, we do offer a model of family-based therapy called Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) for families with adolescents where this type of treatment is most appropriate (more below). Family sessions will be scheduled based on your treatment plan schedule discussed in initial assessment and are 90 minutes long.

Parent Consultation

Our customized parent consultation and support services are designed to provide parents with the tools, support, and understanding they need to successfully navigate through the various levels of the mental health system. These consultation services will be tailored to fit your needs as a parent and will help guide you through the next steps including assistance with locating and securing appointments with therapists and/or psychiatrists that specialize in areas that best meet your child’s needs, guidance and advocacy with IEP/504 plans including attendance to meetings, and parent coaching and support to assist in the development of skills to effectively parent adolescents/young adults through their symptoms. Whether you need a one-time appointment to gain knowledge or education or you need several consultation appointments to secure more individualized treatment plan for your child, we are available to help and have several packages available.

 

 

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

This intensive therapy program is catered for adolescents ages 13-17 (or 18 if still in high school) who are in need of a higher level of care with minimal school interference. Participants in this program will engage in over 9 hours of therapy per week including:

Group Therapy M, T, Th from 3:15 PM to 6 PM (school hours) or 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM (summer hours) including one process group and one psychoeducational group each day

Weekly Parent Support Group

60-Minute Individual Session, and

Bi-Weekly 90-Minute Family Therapy Session 

Our skilled clinicians will work with your current providers and school system to coordinate care and tailor a treatment plan that best fits your needs.

Please contact us to discuss if this program is a fit for you.

 

 

 

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT) is an evidenced-based brief structured therapy designed for families of adolescents with depression. Therapists meet with the family together and the teen and caregivers separately to lead the family through five treatment tasks to enhance the bond, safety, and trust within the relationship. Parents learn emotional coaching skills, and adolescents work on improving communication skills to better identify and talk through their experiences and emotions with their caregivers. ABFT has been shown to reduce depression symptoms and decrease family conflict. Four clinicians at Queen City Counseling & Consulting are trained in providing ABFT.

 

Music Therapy

 

 Music therapy is an adjunctive therapy that is experiential and active in nature. Music therapy harnesses the power of music to help individuals reach functional goals that may be co-addressed within other therapeutic relationships. Music therapy uses evidenced-based interventions to help decrease depression and anxiety symptoms, increase interpersonal skills, facilitate connection to others, promote insight, and more. Music therapy can only be administered by board-certified music therapists, and Queen City Counseling & Consulting is proud to have an MT-BC on staff to provide group and individual music therapy services.

 

Group Therapy

There is strong supportive evidence from research that shows group therapy can have a significant impact on ones recovery. Group therapy not only allows you to interact with our clinicians but also gain other perspectives and support from your peers. Our clinicians are currently offering the following groups:

 An open “unstructured” setting in which you as the client can bring any topic or issue to the table that has either currently or previously impacted your life. Guided by a licensed clinician you will have the opportunity to receive multiple perspectives, support, encouragement and feedback from both your peers and therapist in a safe and confidential environment. These interactions will allow you the opportunity to deepen your level of self-awareness and learn how you relate to others in similar situations.

Our clinicians will incorporate cognitive behavioral therapy skills as they relate to you and your peers’ topics or situations. The goal is to help you gain awareness of how your beliefs, perceptions, and opinions impact how you feel and react in certain situations. Each group will end with a guided coping skill such as relaxation, grounding, distress tolerance, and mindfulness to not only end on a positive note but provide guidance on how these skills can be used in real life situations

Ages 13-18 & in High School: Every Wednesday from 6:00—7:30 PM 

Ages 18-25: Every Thursday from 6:00 – 7:30 PM 

Cost: $60 per group with a minimum of a 4 week commitment.  A discount will be offered for an 8 week or longer commitment
** A brief group assessment is required prior to attending this group to determine that it is an appropriate fit**

 

Do you ever feel like you have nobody to talk to about your child’s mental health? Lost in how to support them or with what comes next? Do you feel as though you are walking on egg shells? Or that you have no idea what the clinicians are talking about? 

Our parent group is designed to help support and provide education for parents around their child’s mental health. During the two hour session our clinicians will address specific topics around adolescent mental health such as self-care and self-blame as a parent, how to support child, learning how to de-escalate crises and help your child use coping skills. On occasion we may have speakers around navigating the school system, medications, and other topics of interest. In addition, you will have the opportunity to meet and talk with parents in similar situations and share what has worked or not worked for you and your family.

When: Every third Saturday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Meets Monthly

Cost: $30

Please visit our facebook page for upcoming topics and follow up dates.

You must call and reserve a spot with a $15 deposit.

See below for an additional virtual parent group!

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(704) 457-8222

5950 Fairview Rd, Suite 618 Charlotte, NC 28210