Best 30 Counseling Services in Shelbyville, TN with Reviews - YP.com

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04/05/2016
By: Raymond N.
Elite Physical Therapy Rehabilitation
A lot of therapy is based on machines. A small portion is manual manipulation. I had really appreciated service rendered due to a neck problem. However, when I had a nasty fall and was diagnosed with lower back disk issues, the male doctor, who knew I was gay, would not touch my lower back and explained that his staff had already spent too much time on me that day - even though the place was nearly empty. I have no control over the efficiency of his staff - all of whom seem to work on multiple clients at once thus increasing the time one has to stay there. I have never been so insulted. Everyone, including the doctor, had been so kind; his homophobia came as quite a shock. It's a lower back for goodness sake - not an erogenous zone.
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Group counseling is when one or more counselors lead a group discussion, usually between five and 15 people. The group may focus on a shared experience or situation, and provide support and encouragement to the other attendees.
Each state defines its own requirements for what licenses and education are needed to be a counselor. It's common for counselors to have a bachelor's degree in psychology or a similar field, as well as a master's degree. After that, counselors should obtain their state license, and can move on to achieving other licenses like the:
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC) license
  • Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC) license
  • Master Addictions Counselor (MAC) license
  • Forensic Health Evaluators (FHE) license
  • Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) license
  • Certified Family Therapist (CFT) license
This all depends on the patient's goals and circumstances. Some people are happy with their results after just a few sessions; others continue to meet with their counselors for years. There is no right or wrong length of time to go to counseling.
Anyone can benefit from counseling services. Counseling can help you gain greater insight into yourself; deal with feelings of sadness, worry, depression or anxiety; as well as work out relationship problems, trauma or addiction. Not every type of counseling service works with every person.
Yes. Except in very specific situations, a counselor will never repeat conversations from a counseling session. Situations where information from sessions might be shared include:
  • If the counselor believes the patient might harm him or herself, or someone else.
  • If the counselor wants to get a second opinion on the patient's treatment. If this is the case, the counselor should seek the patient's written permission before consulting another professional.

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