Therapy for Adults

Many adults suffer from stress and worry related to everyday life. If normal stress turns into excessive and ongoing worry, fear, confusion, long-lasting sadness, irritability, mood swings or grief, it may be time to seek help from a professional who can support you through difficult times. Major life changes such as divorce, a new job, a move, or the loss of a loved one can also make it difficult to carry on with life. Therapy might be just what you need to feel better.

Who is Adult Therapy For?

Therapy is for ordinary people who need support to deal with life’s challenges. In 2019, approximately 40.2 million American adults received mental health treatment or counseling.  Common mental illnesses treated by therapists include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia
  • Autism
  • Bipolar disorder
  • ADHD

The Dakota Family Services team is experienced in treating these common mental illnesses. We also specialize in helping people through major life transitions, like going to college, career or job changes, new medical diagnosis or coping with terminal illness. Whatever you are going through, Dakota Family Services mental health care professionals will be there to support and guide you.

According to research, therapy for adults offers relief from symptoms, with 75% experiencing benefits from treatment. At Dakota Family Services, our goal is to help improve the well-being and self-esteem of our patients, bringing them hope and strength.  We will work with you to develop a plan to improve your life, develop self-awareness, and navigate life’s changes and challenges.

Our Mental Health Services

Dakota Family Services provides the following therapy services both in-person and online:

  • Therapy for Depression
  • Therapy for Anxiety
  • Therapy for PTSD
  • Therapy for Stress Relief
  • Therapy for Schizophrenia
  • Therapy for Bipolar Disorder
  • Therapy for Other Mental Health Conditions
  • Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Therapy for ADHD
  • Therapy for Sleep and Wake Disorders
  • Therapy for Personality Disorders
  • Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

The Therapy Process

When you seek adult therapy services it is normal to feel nervous. However, we are here to help you feel comfortable. You will first undergo an assessment where you share your physical and mental health history, discuss challenges, and outline your personal goals for therapy. From there we work with you to determine the best course of treatment. The adult therapy process follows six steps:

Step 1: Call for more information and to find out how we can best serve you.

Step 2: If you choose to continue, we will send paperwork for you to complete and return.

Step 3: Schedule an appointment.

Step 4: With your permission, we will text appointment reminders.

Step 5: At your first appointment, we will work with you to determine your goals, build a relationship, and work together to create an individualized treatment plan.

Step 6: Visit with the therapist about additional appointments and schedule as appropriate. In some cases, the therapist will set up the appointments. In other cases, our receptionist will contact you after your appointment.

Our Team

Meet our Therapists at Dakota Family Services:

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Who do you provide therapy for?

The mental health clinicians at Dakota Family Services can assist anyone in need of support and assistance.

What types of therapy do you offer?

The mental health clinicians at Dakota Family Services provide therapy to address all mental health challenges. We do not provide couples therapy/marriage counseling.

Can therapy help anxiety?

Yes, therapy helps you identify the source of your anxiety, discover coping techniques to overcome your worries and fears, and help manage anxiety.

Can therapy help depression?

Yes, therapy can help treat both long-term and short-term depression using a number of techniques suited to your particular situation.

Can my therapist tell other people about our sessions?

No, everything is completely confidential.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost for therapy depends on the credentials of your mental health clinician and the type of service you receive. 

Will my insurance cover therapy?

We are an in-network provider for most major insurance companies and managed care plans. Please call your insurance company for specific mental health plan details regarding coverage, deductible, and coinsurance.


Next Step

Contact our office today to set up your appointment.