Adult Therapists

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Adult Therapy – What Do Therapists Do?

Suffering from a mental illness at any age can be extremely difficult. All facets of your life can be affected by mental illness and getting out from under the crushing pressure of mental illness can feel impossible. Depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, OCD, ADHD, eating disorders and relationship issues can feel like a weight that you just cannot lift off your shoulders

That’s where our therapists come in. Our licensed therapists help you identify, and work through issues causing or contributing to your mental illness.  Based on your individual situation, our therapists will help re-shape your thought process and arm you with the tools to approach situations differently and help lift that weight off your shoulders.

Our Therapists do not prescribe medications, (but can work with our psychiatrists if they think medications can help your situation) rather, they work with you using a variety of methods such as behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic therapy, breathing techniques and more.

What Conditions can An Adult Therapist Treat?

Our therapists see people from all walks of life with a variety of mental health issues. Our approach to therapy emphasizes your strengths and unique qualities to help you feel more control over your mental health.

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What Kinds Of Therapies Do We Use?

Based on your unique situation, our therapists will administer specific therapies that they think will help you recover quickly and effectively. Our therapies range from cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy to systems therapy, mindfulness and relaxation, and behavioral therapy.

Did you know that we can typically get you an appointment within a week? Contact us today!

Do I need a Therapist or a Psychiatrist?

That is a great question! Both therapists and psychiatrists can treat similar conditions. The difference between a Psychiatrist and a Therapist have to do with training and the approach to treating mental illness.

Therapists licensed in their modality with a degree in psychology and focus on treating the emotional/mental state of the patient and use more behavioral intervention to help treat mental conditions. Therapists typically treat mental health using one-on-one therapy, group therapy, couples therapy and support groups.

Psychiatrists are licensed medical doctors who can prescribe medications and take a more medical approach to treating mental illness. Psychiatrists can also prescribe treatments such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), electroconvolsive therapy and other more specialized medical treatments.

Both psychiatry and therapy can be prescribed together to create a more holistic approach to mental health treatment. A big part of the decision to use one or the other comes down to your personal preference, but our team can help you decide as well based on your condition.

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I Think I Need A Therapist. How Do I Start?

You can start by contacting us! We will learn more about your condition and recommend a therapist based on your needs. Whether you want in-person therapy or teletherapy, we have a licensed therapist available to help you.

We pride ourselves in our ability to provide quick access to care. Unlike most clinics, you can get an appointment with us within a week! Just call us today and we can help!

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We have many locations throughout SE Wisconsin and are ready to help you! Contact us today.
Dr James B Winston - ABC Founder & Psychiatrist

Featured in Milwaukee Magazine and voted in the top 3 of Milwaukee’s best psychiatrists.

Our Team

Our team represents a group of personable, warm, and compassionate specialists who all share a similar passion for people. Each member brings their own unique perspective and skillset to offer everybody a pathway to healing, strength and their BEST self.

  • Board Certified Psychiatrists

  • Psychiatric Nurse Prescribers

  • Psychologists

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers

  • Licensed Professional Counselors

  • Alcohol and Drug Counselors

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