Cognitive- Behavioral Psychotherapy Service
This service is for adults experiencing emotional problems or disorders (e.g., anxiety, depression, stress) and /or individuals wishing to reduce their drinking and or abstain from alcohol or other drugs. We also support individuals already working recovery programs who wish additional individual therapy for co-occuring problems. Empirically-supported short-term treatments are emphasized. We will work with your physician or refer you to a medical provider if you are interested in an evaluation for mediations as well as therapy.
Psycho-Educational Evaluations Service for Learning Disorders (LD/ADHD)
This clinic service provides comprehensive LD/ADHD assessments for college students working with the ECU Disabilities Support Services. The evaluation involves completing 3-4 testing sessions after an extensive interview(s).
Healthy Weight Specialty Service
This clinic service provides an evidence based treatment approach to weight management which focuses on making small, non-restrictive lifestyle changes that result in more permanent weight loss. The program also involves addressing cognitive, behavioral, and emotional factors that affect weight. Over the past year, 90% of individuals have completed the treatment program with an average of 4% total body weight loss, which has been continued with follow-up care. This program is approved for NCFlex reimbursement.
This ten week program is offered in groups of 6-8 members or on an individual basis, depending on therapist availability.
Smoking Cessation Specialty Service
This clinic service provides an evidence-based treatment to help individuals quit (or decrease) smoking/tobacco use while managing their weight. In the program, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is offered in conjunction with nicotine replacement therapy, which research has shown to be the most effective combination. A weight gain prevention component is also incorporated. This program is approved for NCFlex reimbursement.
This program is also offered in groups or on an individual basis, depending on therapist availability.
Pediatric Behavioral Health Service
The Pediatric Behavioral Health Service provides services to children, adolescents and their families for academic, behavioral, developmental, emotional and social issues. The clinic strives to provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for a wide range of issues at home and school, including:
- Academic and school behavior problems
- Adherence with medical treatment
- Anxiety and depression
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Chronic pain (migraine, abdominal pain)
- Developmental Disabilities (autism, mental retardation)
- Elimination problems (enuresis, encopresis, toilet training)
- Fears and phobias
- Obsessions and compulsions
- Oppositional, defiant, aggressive behaviors
- Sleep problems (bedtime resistance, nighttime awakening, etc.)
- Habit and tic disorders
Depression Specialty Service
This service is for adults who feel depressed or down most of the time, or who don’t feel like they are enjoying things like they want to. Our empirically-supported treatment first helps people to identify what they want to get out of their lives. Then, we identify achievable goals that, added together, reduce depression and increase engagement and happiness. Treatment typically takes 10-12 weeks.
Women’s Health Specialty Service
We provide individual and couples therapy on a sliding fee scale to women experiencing a number of mental health issues including: Depression, anxiety, and PTSD; Adjustment to significant life stressors; Coping with stressful or difficult relationships; Coping with issues surrounding miscarriage, infertility, and fetal loss; and Coping with chronic pain and chronic health issues.