Psychological Services

Psychological Services

Over half of nursing home residents suffer from clinical depression

SCT’s answer to this challenge is its specialized Geropsychology Services offered to individuals in sub-acute, long term care and assisted living facilities.

Over half of nursing home residents suffer from clinical depression

SCT’s answer to this challenge is its specialized Geropsychology Services offered to individuals in sub-acute, long term care and assisted living facilities.

  • Doctoral-level Licensed Psychologists

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers

  • Licensed Social Workers (LMSW/LSW)

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC)

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Counselors (LMFT)

  • Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)

An elderly woman sadly looking out the window. Melancholy and depressed.
Young pretty female caretaker and elderly man on a wheelchair

4 major components to SCT's services

4 major components to SCT's services

  • Diagnostic Assessment

    Initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning.

  • Individual Psychotherapy

    Ongoing psychological counseling focused on the resident’s emotional well-being aimed to achieve the goals set forth in treatment plan.

  • Group Psychotherapy

    An opportunity to provide group support on variety of psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, coping with a loss/trauma, etc.

  • Family Therapy

    Counseling with families, with or without resident present, aimed at improving the resident’s psychological functioning. Techniques are utilized assist the family in addressing the maladaptive behaviors of the resident and to improve treatment compliance.

  • Staff Training

    A variety of in-services and staff support is provided free of charge. Topics include, but are not limited to, managing difficult behaviors, trauma and loss, stress management, etc.

  • Diagnostic Assessment

    Initial assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning and goal setting.

  • Psychological Evaluation

    Utilized to address diagnostic questions, focus treatment and add depth to treatment goals.

  • Psychotherapy

    Ongoing psychological counseling focused on achieving goals set out in treatment plan.

  • Review of Care Plan

    Every three months we review psychotherapy progress toward our goals and assess current symptoms and functioning. This is used to set new goals or alternatively discharge a patient.

  • Discharge

    This includes recommendations for ongoing stability and maintenance of functioning.