Outpatient therapy utilizes research – based techniques to help develop more effective communication, emotional regulation, problem-solving, and coping skills. Outpatient Therapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a therapist. A therapist provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. Most therapy focuses on individual: however, outpatient therapist also work with couples, families, and groups.
Targeted Case Management provides personalized and community-based services to support adults with developmental disabilities, substance use disorders or mental illness. Case management services help individuals identify and advocate for their needs, secure psychiatric and therapeutic services, obtain housing, connect with providers to address health and social needs, and access employment and educational resources.
What to expect:
Intake: The case manager will schedule an initial meeting to gather basic demographic information, personal background, medical records, family dynamics, and insurance status. During this first interaction, a case manager will identify immediate needs and determine which resources and services will be the most beneficial in supporting the identified needs.
Assessment: An assessment builds on the information
collected during the Intake, going into greater depth on the individual’s challenges and goals. A comprehensive assessment can include shared information from medical providers, social workers, mental health professionals, or family members. A case manager’s primary objective is to identify any challenges, interests, or risks to success.
Service Planning: A case manager will work collaboratively to develop a personalized care plan by establishing specific goals, determining the actions that will be taken to meet those goals, and identifying the desired outcome. The intent of the service plan and goal setting is to develop a roadmap to success.
Implementation & Monitoring: A case manager will provide the necessary resources, skills, and services in accordance to each individual’s identified goals. The case manager will monitor progress, service needs, and follow-up activities during and after treatment.
Adult Day Treatment is offered daily for four hours with a variety of individual and group activities that are structured to promote independent living skills, crisis intervention, pre-vocational and vocational skill building, socialization, and recreational activities. Therapeutic activities are offered to learn skills to improve overall mental, physical and emotional well-being.
Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
In addition to day treatment services, we also offer a free snack and meal through the USDA CACFP program.
9:00am – 1:00pm
Breakfast: 8:30 – 9:00
Snack: 9:30 – 10:15
Lunch: 12:00 – 12:30
Home Support Services
Home Support Teams provide families intensive therapeutic interventions in situations in which traditional Outpatient Therapy has not been effective. A team approach, involving both a Program Therapist and a Home Support Specialist, provides families with supports including behavioral coaching, family therapy and crisis intervention. Services are focused on the reduction of behaviors that interfere with the youth’s ability to function in the family and community and the development of skills needed by the youth and family to prevent or minimize the need for more restrictive levels of care.
Our office is proud to offer medication management services through Livingston Health Care, Community Health Partners, and Dr. Breitner. The provider works with L’esprit clients to best prescribe psychiatric medications while the L’esprit staff work to help the client establish primary care to best support their medical and mental health needs. Psychiatry is a sub-specialty of medicine concerned primarily with brain disorders, especially those that affect emotions, thoughts, sleep, behaviors, and relationships with others. Medication management is important for the maintenance of psychiatric issues and essential for those dealing with mental disorders or extreme life changes.
Mentoring services are adaptive skill building and integration services provided in person for an individual in home, work or community settings in order to help the individual maintain their participation in those settings.
Mentoring is provided under the supervision of a licensed mental health professional and according to the youth’s rehabilitation goals.
The focus of the services is to:
Improve or restore the individual’s functioning in identified areas of impairment to prevent or minimize the need for more restrictive levels of care
Assist the individual to develop communication skills, self-management of psychiatric symptoms, and the social networks necessary to minimize social isolation and increase opportunities for a socially integrated life
Assist the individual to develop daily living skills and behaviors necessary for the maintenance of relationships, an appropriate education, and productive leisure and social activities
Immediately intervene in a crisis situation to refer the youth to necessary and appropriate care and treatment
Face-to-face consultation with family members and other key individuals may be included. Mentoring may only be provided if an individual also receives other mental health services. It is not provided at the same time as other mental health services.
The purpose of parenting classes is to help parents feel more connected, involved and focused on their child. Parenting classes provide advice, strategies, and tools on how to raise children and provide an opportunity for parents to share ideas and concerns with parents going through similar issues.
Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves one or more therapists working with several people at the same time. During this time, they will work on life and social skills that occur in group settings.
Family therapy can help improve relationships between parents, caregivers, siblings, and family members. Therapy goals are tailored to each family and can address a range of topics including parenting skills, communication strategies, sibling conflict, co-parenting, and handling mental health challenges within the family system.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is an effective and evidence-based practice that helps people heal from traumatic experiences. EMDR is a short-term therapy that focuses on specific incidents of trauma. Significant reductions in acute trauma symptoms are typically alleviated in 8-10 sessions.
The use of artistic methods help cope with psychological disorders and also improves the mental health of the client. The idea behind these technique's is that creative expression can help with the healing processes.
Equine Therapy is a therapeutic practice that invites clients to partner with a licensed therapist and equine (horse) partner at an outdoor/natural location to conduct therapy. This treatment is designed for all ages and has shown a wide range of benefits for physical and mental challenges due to the different setting and unique methods used with horses. Emphasis becomes on themes of communication, nonverbal expressions, relationships, and self-exploration, among others. Equine therapy has been seen to be an ideal fit for youth, adolescents, veterans, and those who prefer a practical hand-on approach to therapy in natural-based setting(s).
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more about the equine therapy offered at L’esprit.
Illness Management Recovery Therapy
Illness Management and Recovery Services is an evidenced-based service program that teaches a broad set of individualized strategies for managing mental illness. IMR is designed to assist individuals with reducing disability and restoring functioning by providing information about mental illness and coping skills to help them manage their illness, develop goals, and make informed decisions about their treatment. There is a strong emphasis on assisting individuals to set and pursue personal goals and converting strategy into action in their daily lives.