Mental Health Counseling located in Peoria and Phoenix, AZ

Psychotherapy services offered in Peoria and Phoenix, AZ

There are many reasons to seek psychotherapy, whether you struggle with a mental health disorder, feel overwhelmed with stress, or need to work through a difficult time in your life. Krystal Donley, PMHNP, and the licensed therapists at Desert View Counseling & Consulting honor each patient with their caring and respectful approach. They listen to your concerns, plan treatment goals, and help you develop the tools and strategies needed to overcome your challenges and pursue a thriving life. To schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment, call the office in Phoenix or Peoria, Arizona, or book one online today.

What is psychotherapy?

All the facets of your life are rooted in your brain’s wiring and your life experiences. Therapy gives you the opportunity to understand how the two interact together to influence your thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and choices.

During psychotherapy, you talk with a licensed therapist. They listen to your concerns, guide the conversation, offer insight, educate, and help you learn the skills you need to improve your life.

You may solve problems, change negative thoughts, learn to manage stress and anger, or deal with difficult emotions and behaviors. You can accomplish many goals during counseling, depending on your unique needs.

When do I need psychotherapy?

People seek psychotherapy at Desert View Counseling & Consulting for many reasons. Some need help learning to manage stress or anger. Others feel uncomfortable socializing or realize their ingrained communication style leads to arguments and misunderstandings.

You may need help coping with major life transitions like changing jobs. Couples often need help resolving conflicts or rebuilding a relationship. And families frequently seek the team at Desert View Counseling & Consulting for help with numerous challenges.

Psychotherapy and medication are the primary treatments for mental, emotional, behavioral, and developmental disorders. Whether alone or with medication, psychotherapy is an essential part of your treatment for problems such as:

  • Self-esteem issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma and trauma-related disorders
  • Emotional, sexual, and physical abuse (children and adults)

No matter what challenge you face, you get the help you need from the compassionate and understanding therapists at Desert View Counseling & Consulting.

What type of psychotherapy might I receive?

The team at Desert View Counseling & Consulting includes numerous licensed therapists with experience across many areas. They put extensive effort into helping you connect with the therapist who best fits your needs.

During your first appointment, you talk about your challenges and work with your therapist to create goals and choose from many therapies, such as: 

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Solution-focused therapies
  • Emotion-focused therapies
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness interventions
  • Family systems therapy
  • Equine-assisted psychotherapy
  • Art therapy
  • Play therapy

This list isn’t comprehensive, but it demonstrates that you can find the therapeutic approach that works for you. 

If you have questions or want to schedule an appointment, call Desert View Counseling & Consulting or book an appointment online today.