Individual Therapy in Kalamazoo, MI

Across the world, including right here in Kalamazoo, MI, people struggle to overcome mental health struggles. These can range from mild to life altering, and they come in many forms. These conditions can feel inescapable, but with the help of the experienced therapists at the Rinehart Institute, you can make progress towards a better life through acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).

What Is ACT?

Acceptance and commitment therapy is a treatment that focuses on reducing suffering. This form of therapy specifically addresses feelings of being stuck or unable to make progress. Many individuals with mental health struggles try to ignore their negative thoughts and urges, including the desire to self-harm, isolate, spend excessive amounts of money, or use drugs or alcohol. They might even simply have the desire to feel nothing at all.

Trying to force these thoughts away can lead to emotional distance from loved ones, and it’s often ultimately ineffective. ACT is clinically proven to be an effective treatment for a variety of mental health conditions. These include anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, psychosis, and substance abuse. Act will give you strategies and mechanisms to free yourself from these negative thoughts.

The cornerstone of ACT is mindfulness. Negative thoughts will always exist; instead of expending all of your willpower trying to push them away, ACT will help you develop a healthy relationship with yourself so you can acknowledge these thoughts and reduce their influence over you. You deserve to live a life free of overpowering invasive thoughts, and Act can help you achieve this.

What Is the Rinehart Institute?

The Rinehart Institute is a collection of some of the most talented providers of individual therapy in the area. Jacob Crowell and Anna Liedberg Miron are our ACT providers, and we know you’ll enjoy working with them. For more information, give us a call today at (269) 381-8191 to speak with a member of our team.