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Therapeutic Approaches – Services

At Choices Psychotherapy, we offer a wide range of therapeutic approaches from experienced clinicians. Our caring, compassionate psychiatrists & therapists in our Minnetonka, Chanhassen, and Bloomington, MN locations can help you find your way through life’s twists and turns. Whether you are grieving a loss, struggling with a job or personal relationship, facing roadblocks you can’t work through because of a trauma in your life, or always worried about tomorrow, Choices is ready to help.

 

And you can rest assured that all Choices psychiatrists and therapists share our commitment to empowerment through choice and helping you become the best person you can be.

GROUP PROGRAMS:

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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Anxiety and Depression with Adapted DBT

 

Learn to effectively address thoughts, feelings, and behaviors while minimizing reactivity. …read more>

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YOUNG ADULT DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY

 

Are you a young adult who feels as though supportive therapy is just not enough? Are you motivated to learn skills that will increase joy in your life? …read more>

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DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY (DBT)

 

Dialectical Behavior Training (DBT) was developed by Marsha Linehan, Ph.D. DBT focuses on balancing logic …read more>

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Why Can’t I Stop Eating – DBT for Emotional Eating or Binge Eating

 

“Why Can’t I Stop Eating?” is a program for people who have problematic overeating behaviors …read more >

Individual Services:

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Accelerated Resolution Therapy

 

ART is a form of psychotherapy with roots in existing evidence-based therapies but shown to achieve benefits …read more >

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

 

AACT is a behavioral therapy that has been proven to work with a wide range of clients who present with emotional and behavioral difficulties …read more >

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ART THERAPY

 

Art therapy has been a member of the realm of psychotherapy since the 1940s. Margaret Naumburg, who was …read more >

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BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION

 

Behavioral therapies are closely related to Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. In behavioral work more attention …read more >

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CBT for Insomnia

 

Primary insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by chronic (more than one month) difficulty falling asleep …read more >

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CHILD THERAPY

 

Child therapy helps to provide children with skills to function more positively in their families and surroundings. It’s based in …read more >

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COUPLES COUNSELING

 

Relationships enhance the quality of all our lives. All couples will experience times when they are unable to “see eye to eye” …read more >

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COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY (CBT)

 

People often look to work with a counselor when they experience problems with mood such as depression or excessive …read more >

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EMDR

 

(EYE Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) We all have a natural emotional healing process within us …read more >

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FAMILY THERAPY

 

Family therapy, also referred to as couple or relationship therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy …read more >

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Experiential Play Therapy

 

Child play therapy is a way of being with the child that honors their unique developmental level  …read more >

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INTERPERSONAL THERAPY

 

Depression and relationship quality are closely related. A depressed mood may interfere with functioning within and enjoying …read more >

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mindfulness-based psychotherapy

 

Mindfulness-based psychotherapy is an integration of therapeutic interventions utilizing a blend mindfulness-based …read more >

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Motivational Interviewing

 

Motivational interviewing focuses on exploring and resolving uncertainty. It centers on motivational techniques to …read more>

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Nutrition counseling

 

The foods we consume on a daily basis can have a significant impact on your mood, emotions, physical …read more>

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PSYCHIATRY

 

Psychiatry is the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders. It stands apart in the mental health …read more>

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

 

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is rooted in the belief that the relationships and other experiences we have …read more >

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SEX THERAPY

 

Sex therapy is talk-based psychotherapy for individuals and relationships that is designed to address clients’ problems …read more >

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Solution-Focused Therapy

 

Solution-Focused Therapy is future-focused, goal-directed, and focuses on solutions …read more >

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Supportive Psychotherapy

 

Supportive psychotherapy is an individual talk therapy focused on identifying the strengths and weakness …read more >

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Trauma Focused CBT

 

Trauma may leave a long-lasting impact on children and their families. Untreated …read more >