Ascendant offers treatment for children aged 3-18. Specialities include play therapy for young children. Our adolescent services also include help with eating disorders, ADHD; substance use problems; video game addictions; sexuality issues; and pornography addictions.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problems in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults or 18% of the population with mood disorders cited as a leading cause. We provide comprehensive care for mood disorders through a combination of medication and specialized psychotherapy services.
Ascendant offers specialized services for seniors including grief and loss, depression, addiction, and management of chronic pain. Our therapists who specialize in treating this population have extensive training and knowledge related to life issues faced in retirement.
This is one of the most popular and contemporary approaches to couples counseling used today. This method teaches couples new communication styles and behaviors to overcome obstacles in their relationship.
DBT is a highly effective therapy designed to help people change patterns of behavior that are not helpful. Clients learn to assess which coping skills to apply to help avoid undesired reactions.
We believe family relationships are a major factor in promotion of psychological health. Family Systems Therapy is a specialized treatment that nurtures change within families and couples.
We offer evidence-based addiction treatment for substance use disorders to adolescents and adults. Medication assisted therapies will be utilized as needed. Ascendant also offers services for gambling addictions; video game addictions; and pornography/sexual addictions.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a neurobiological based therapy that actually changes how the brain processes the trauma, and decreases and healing symptoms associated with painful memories. It is is a leading technique in treating trauma, anxiety, panic, and post-traumatic stress.
Ascendant works with a board certified psychiatrist to provide psychiatric evaluations and medication as needed. Successful outcomes in treatment continue to show that if medication is needed, the best course is a combination of medications and psychotherapy and this is the philosophy we adhere to. Medication-assisted treatment is also available for substance use disorders.
Ascendant has therapists who specialize in working with issues that the LBGTQ community faces. We provide both individual and couples treatment.
Ascendant provides psychological testing across all ages for medical issues, disability and behavioral health issues, ADHD, autism, and other learning disorders including evaluations for “sleep disorders”.
Substance Use Disorders
Severe Behavioral Health Issues