Best Therapists for Crisis Intervention

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Gaston Molina

Clinical Psychologist & Therapist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
12+ years: Experience
400+ Happy Clients
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Julieta Carrasco

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
19+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Business Coach
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Christina Patitsa

Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
16+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
José Luis Tavela

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
16+ years: Experience
150+ Happy Clients
  • ABA Therapy
  • ACT Practitioner
  • Business Coach
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • DBT Practitioner
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Enas Mashal

Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
21+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Chryssa Charizani

Counselling Psychologist & And Life Coach

speaks:
  • English
  • Greek
6+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Life Coach
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychoanalysis
Denisse Revés

Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
13+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Child Psychology
  • NLP Practitioner
Fawad Shah

ACT Practitioner & CBT Practitioner

speaks:
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
13+ years: Experience
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Thomas Theodosiou

Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Therapist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
12+ years: Experience
200+ Happy Clients
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychological Assessments
Anna Paralousi

Psychologist & Integrative Psychotherapist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
11+ years: Experience
300+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy

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Crisis counselling is a specific therapy that helps patients manage stressful situations. Counselling helps them to manage the stress and stop it to convert in future severe depression. After this session, patients get the tools and skills to handle similar future situations easily.

Fitcy counsellors' primary goal is to identify, intervene and assess. Counsellor helps the patient restore mental functionality to his prior level and treats the patient's impact in the current crisis.

The stage of any crisis is Warning, Risk assessment, Response, Management, Resolution and Recovery.

Handling a crisis is one of the most complex tasks to do. In the very initial state, you come up with reactions and emotions that are too complex to organize. You realize the loss that put you in depression. You need to seek guidance from your past traumas that you have already recovered from and try to redo them again this time. Be realistic with self-care and get the best crisis counsellor that helps to restore your mental health.

What is Crisis Intervention?

Crisis intervention is the immediate implementation of techniques to help the individual stabilize undergoing trauma. Crisis intervention services aim to provide medical assistance and a safe environment for the person to function adequately without further complications.

What are the Indications that an Individual is Suffering from a Mental Health Crisis?

The symptoms that show a person is suffering from mental Health Crisis are:

Inactiveness

The person fails to maintain hygiene and complete everyday tasks.

Psychosis

The individual loses connection with reality. Close family members can notice that the person exhibits signs of hallucinations and delusions after a traumatic event.

Self-Destructing Behavior

The individual finds peace after engaging in self-destructive behaviors such as the consumption of medications, illicit drugs, and alcohol.

Suicidal Ideation

The person feels happy while having suicidal thoughts, they find it is an escape from the pain.

What Causes an Individual to Suffer from Crisis?

The individual can suffer from mental health crises for multiple reasons. The common cause of crisis include:

Discriminatory Behavior

People who face discrimination based on religious behavior, color, race, ethnicity, and social class are more likely to suffer from mental health problems. People are more likely to suffer from a crisis that affects their functioning and health.

Stress and Traumatic Events

Extreme traumatic events such as losing someone increase the risk of going into a mental health crisis. The individual struggles to process the change and loss, which affects their ability to function adequately. However, crisis intervention is known to be beneficial for individuals undergoing stressful and traumatic events.

Natural Disasters

Terrorism and natural disasters can lead to mental health crises. The individual loses hope and struggles to accept the situation. It affects overall health, performance, and overall functioning.

Chronic Illnesses

People diagnosed with chronic diseases lose hope. The pain and lack of support affect their overall health. However, crisis intervention allows them to focus on the positive aspects of life and treatment plans that can enable them to manage the symptoms.

Loss and Loneliness

Individuals who have been through financial instability or divorce without support are more likely to experience mental health crises.

What are the Types of Crisis Intervention?

Various types of crisis intervention are:

Community-Based Crisis Intervention

Individuals with the psychiatric emergency need to get hospitalized. The aim is to help them stabilize and make them feel safe. Suicidal, homicidal, violent, and suffering from drug reactions or psychotic disorders are psychiatric emergencies that require immediate crisis intervention.

Crisis Hotline

Individuals under extreme distress can connect to crisis hotlines for support. Individuals who feel that they cannot function and end their life is the solution can benefit from crisis hotlines. The person may feel they cannot have a face-to-face interaction with anyone; hence, they feel comfortable talking to people at crisis hotlines. Crisis intervention counselors are well-trained personnel that provide instant guidance that enables the person to focus on positivity and reduces the risk of self-harm.

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

Critical incident stress debriefing is a relatively new intervention that mobilizes mental health professionals to visit places with traumatic events, such as natural disasters and onsite shootings. The aim is to help the affected individuals on the spot to prevent further complications that can lead to serious mental health problems such as depression.

What are the Positive Outcomes of Crisis Intervention?

The goals of crisis intervention include:

The implementation of crisis intervention strategies allows the individual to become emotionally, physically, and mentally stable. It allows the person to make rational decisions rather than engage in self-harming activities.
The person learns coping skills to prevent further complications that can cause hindrances in personal and professional functioning.
The person can talk about their feelings and problems. The therapist helps the person understand the root cause of the crisis and ways to cope with the situation. Fitcy Health connects individuals with competent specialists for providing crisis intervention counseling.

What is Non-Violent Crisis Intervention?

The trained personnel help the person undergoing a crisis that affects their behavior. The implementation of skills provides support and care to the individuals exhibiting signs of self-harm, or danger to others around them. Aggression and anger can cause the person to engage in behaviors that may destroy property or humans. The trained professionals know ways to prevent damage, de-escalate the situation, provide safety, and physically intervene if required.

What are the Effective Crisis Intervention Techniques?

The crisis intervention techniques that have been proven effective in supporting and helping the person in need are:

Identify the Issue

The crisis intervention services take the first step by understanding the problem. The aim is to help them rely on others in their time of need. Communication helps the individual undergoing crisis to understand their feelings and thought processes.

Guarantee Physical Safety

Crisis can cause the person to engage in irrational behaviors that can damage property or cause physical harm. Hence, it is necessary and vitally necessary to take steps in ensuring the safety of people.

Provide Immediate Support

Support and communication help an individual make rational decisions rather than becoming impulsive and engaging in self-destructing behaviors. Hence, the trained crisis intervention counselor uses positive affirmations to help the person look at the positive aspects of life rather than dreading traumatic and anxiety-provoking events.

Focus on Alternatives

Mental health crisis intervention helps the person focus on the alternatives that can enhance the overall thought process, productivity, and perspectives.

Commitment to a Plan

Crisis intervention services remain in contact with the person. Specialists help the person make plans that enable them to have a positive outlook on life. Communication and support help them to function adequately in every aspect of life.

How to Seek Help?

Caregivers and close family members who notice that someone they know is exhibiting signs of mental health problems must encourage them to seek professional help. Fitcy health helps connect with competent and relabel crisis intervention counselors that can help the person deal with their problems without further complications. The client can have online sessions at their convenience at affordable rates.

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