Adult Mental Health Services

Adult Therapy Services

Mental Health Support Services' adult outpatient mental health services provide individualized mental health counseling services to adults over the age of 18. Services address a wide range of problems including anxiety, depression, domestic violence and interpersonal problems.

Good mental health is a critical part of our overall health and wellness. Throughout our lives, we all face challenges and sometimes the challenges can be overwhelming. Counseling can help. If you are a Chesterfield resident in need of support for issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, relationship challenges or any other significant life event, we are hear to assist you! Adult Therapy Services is a group of dedicated clinicians who will focus on treatment skills and strategies that can decrease your symptoms and rebuild your confidence.

Adult Therapy Services utilizes brief therapy models with a strengths-based approach incorporating various forms of therapy that includes, but is not limited to: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic therapy.

What to Expect

Timely Services
Most first-time appointments with your therapist are scheduled within 10 days of your initial intake/assessment. (The average length of treatment for most persons we serve is 3-6 months).

Payment is on a sliding scale based upon your ability to pay if you happen to be uninsured. Most forms of insurance are accepted, including Medicaid.

Individualized Treatment
You will receive therapy tailored to you and based upon your current/future goals. We serve ages 18 and older.

Medical Support
Available under specific circumstances that your therapist can discuss with you once therapy services have begun.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services are more intensive and community-based services designed to meet the needs of individuals with longer-term mental health support needs. Adults living with serious mental illness have options. Serious mental illness (SMI) is defined based on diagnosis, impairment as a result of the diagnosis and duration of illness.

Diagnoses typically include:

  • Persistent major affective disorders
  • Schizophrenia spectrum
  • Thought and psychotic disorders

Impairment on a recurrent or continuous basis in the ability to:

  • Consistently carry out household management roles
  • Consistently perform practical daily living tasks
  • Maintain employment at a living wage
  • Maintain a safe living situation

Duration of the serious mental illness has been, or is anticipated to be, of a long duration and includes:

  • Extended involvement in outpatient services
  • Hospitalization two or more times

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

A group of qualified mental health professionals whose mission is to collaborate and assist individuals to live successfully in the community. This intensive service team consists of a case manager, clinician, nurse, peer specialist, psychiatrist, substance abuse specialist, supervisor and vocational specialist.