Outpatient Services Admissions

Adult outpatient services are available to adults to address mental health, psychiatric, and emotional problems. Developed by our team of mental health experts, our outpatient services are designed to provide support, clinical direction, and assistance in developing effective coping skills. The initial clinical assessment and crisis support are available on a walk in basis. All other adult outpatient services are provided by appointment. Learn more about our outpatient services below.

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Individual and Family Therapy

Brief outpatient therapy is provided to adults, couples and families to address mental health, substance abuse, psychiatric and emotional problems. Individuals who may present problems with acute or chronic psychiatric disorders or serious life stressors can receive brief, solution-focused therapy designed to provide support, clinical direction and assistance in developing effective coping skills.

Group Therapy

The group therapy modality is used throughout many of the David Lawrence Center treatment, intervention and prevention programs. The following group therapy programs have been designed to address specific mental health and substance abuse problems. Adults must meet certain clinical criteria to be entered into a group therapy program.

  • Wellness Group

    The Wellness Group helps individuals with psychotic disorders and/or substance use disorders regain life skills. The group is ongoing as needed and is held weekly.

  • Anger Management

    The Anger Management Group is for individuals experiencing problems related to the appropriate expression of anger. The group focuses on participants utilizing stress management, communication and alternatives to aggression. Participants learn and practice practical skills. This group is not for individuals experiencing problems with violence or abuse in their intimate or marital relationship. The Anger Management Group is held weekly for an average of 8 sessions.

  • Adult Substance Abuse

    The adult substance abuse group therapy is designed for adults who are experiencing problems related to drug and alcohol use or whose lives have become unmanageable as a result of their substance use. The program includes structured psycho-educational group therapy that explores the biopsychosocial aspects of substance abuse and relapse prevention. Treatment focuses on the recognition of substances as a problem and utilizing the group process to assist the individual in breaking through denial, identifying problem areas and making changes. This flexible program is designed to provide treatment, education, support and structure to overcome chemical dependency while allowing clients to maintain personal schedules and employment. Clients in this program meet in the evenings and are subject to random drug and alcohol screens. Depending on the level of the individual’s substance abuse problem, the program is 7-16 weeks.

Individuals must meet certain clinical criteria to be entered into this substance abuse intervention program determined through a clinical assessment. These services are offered in Naples and Immokalee and can be court ordered.

Psychiatric Medical Services

Psychiatric Medical Services are provided to adults by board certified adult psychiatrist, nurse practitioners, and the nursing staff. Adults in need of psychiatric medical services would first need a comprehensive clinical assessment, which is available on a walk in basis and is provided by a non-prescribing clinician. Psychiatric Medical Services include an evaluation and assessment, medication management and ongoing consultation. These services are designed to help individuals achieve and maintain mental and emotional stability.

Psychiatric Medical Services are available by appointment in Naples and in Immokalee. Individuals must meet certain clinical criteria to be entered into the medical services program determined through a clinical assessment.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Adult Dialectical Behavior Therapy blends Western cognitive therapy and Eastern meditative approaches to help achieve emotional stability, decrease stress, and live in acceptance and mindfulness. DBT treatment includes weekly one-hour individual therapy sessions, weekly two-and-a-half hour skills training group therapy, and life coaching calls.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy can help adults with:

  • Drastic mood changes
  • Chaotic interpersonal relationships
  • Poor impulse control
  • Self-injurious behaviors
  • Suicidal thoughts, urges, or attempts
  • High risk behaviors that interfere with daily life
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