Due to the covid-19 pandemic all appointments are virtual
Due to the covid-19 pandemic all appointments are virtual
Counseling is done in the privacy of an office setting for around an hour. The client(s) and the therapist collaboratively work together on specific goals, some of the goals may center on depression, anxiety, chemical use, trauma, or something entirely different, it’s ultimately up to the client to determine what they want to get out of therapy.
Why do people get counseling?
Individuals will often will seek out a therapist because they feel stuck in their lives, they know they need to make changes, but sometimes just don’t know where to start. Therapy can provide individuals with the insight to understand their behaviors and counseling provides the individual with tools to make positive changes.
What kinds of counseling services do you provide?
(1) Mental Health Counseling: Issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, etc.
(2) Individual Addiction Counseling: Symptoms of drug addiction and related areas of impaired functioning and the content and structure of the individual’s ongoing recovery program. The primary goal of addiction counseling is to help the client achieve and maintain abstinence from addictive chemicals and behaviors. The secondary goal is to help the individual recover from the damage the chemical use has done to the individual’s life.
(3) Family Addition Counseling: Involving one or more members of a family that are impacted by chemical use, providing support, psychoeducation and tools for each individual.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Mindfulness are common tools used in therapy.
(We are currently not accepting new therapy clients)
Your first step is a chemical dependency assessment. A chemical dependency assessment is designed to address all the multiple areas that are impacted by the chemical use, including emotional, social, spiritual, physical, mental, occupational, and various others. Chemical abuse impacts more than just the individual, it takes over families and destroys lives.
Why Page Counseling Services? We are able to provide chemical health assessments for the state of Minnesota.(12 years & up) Traci Page is licensed in the State of MN in both Mental Health and Addiction Counseling. Assessments can be done in a variety of places: Office, jail, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Page Counseling Services has the ability to provide quick service, clients can often be seen within a couple days of their initial call. Any chemical dependency services obtained at Page Counseling Services meet the requirements for court ordered assessments and/or therapy. Please be aware we are not a treatment facility and will not meet requirements if you are court ordered to obtain treatment.
What’s the 411 on chemical dependency assessments anyways? A chemical dependency assessment (or can also be referred to as a Rule 25) is performed by a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), the CD assessment is used to determine whether an individual suffers from a substance or chemical use disorder and the measures the severity of their dependence or use.
How is the Assessment done?
Minnesota State law requires that it be performed in a face-to-face interview an assessment can take up to two hours to complete. The LADC gathers information from the individual about his or her past and current use of alcohol and drugs, they will ask about previous alcohol/drug treatment(s) and relapse history, they will ask about any legal issues both past and present. In addition to the assessment, the LADC will consider the severity of 6 different dimensions:
I. Acute intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
II. Biomedical conditions and complications
III. Emotional, behavioral & cognitive conditions and complications
IV. Readiness to change
V. Relapse, continued use, continued Problem
VI. Recovery environment
Are the results of the assessment confidential?
Federal law prohibits disclosure of the assessment without the individual’s specific written consent. This includes probation officers, courts, DMV, insurance, treatment programs, and anyone else involved in the individual's life.
How do I pay for a chemical dependency assessment? Chemical Dependency assessments done at Page Counseling Services are self pay. We do not accept any insurance plans. We accept Visa, Mastercard and Amex and most HSA's. Payment is expected at time of service. The charge for a Chemical Dependency assessment is $210.00. There is an additional $25.00 fee if you need a UA done (UA's not offered during covid-19 pandemic). We offer rush services for clients who are on a tight time frame.
How do I get a chemical dependency assessment? Call/Text 763-458-2967 Email: email@example.com
Courts and employers routinely ask for an anger management evaluation in cases when there has been a domestic dispute, domestic violence (DV) charge, disorderly conduct charge, an altercation at work, anger displayed in traffic, or similar circumstances. Our court ordered anger management evaluation seeks to help you and the court (or employer) get an accurate picture of your current level of anger control. While many individuals do not have an established problem with anger, for those that do, we provide practical recommendations to satisfy courts or employers and improve your ability to manage stress, frustration, and expression of anger.
The assessment takes 60 minutes, during that time your mental health will be evaluated. You can expect your assessment to be fully complete with 7-10 business days.
What is ADR?
ADR stands for alternative dispute resolution. It consists of a series of processes and techniques that act as a means for disagreeing parties to come to an agreement short of litigation (Court).
What ADR services do you offer?
Custody Evaluations, Parenting Consulting and Mediation.
What is a Custody Evaluation?
Custody evaluation (also known as "parenting evaluation") is a legal process, in which a court-appointed mental health expert, evaluates a family and makes a recommendation to the court for a custody, visitation or parenting plan.
What is a Parenting Consultant?
A Parenting Consultant has essentially three functions—negotiation, coaching and arbitration of parenting issues. So when parents cannot come to an agreement about something regarding minor children, the Parenting Consultant is able to make decisions for them based on the best interest of the child.
What is Mediation?
Mediation is a voluntary process that provides an opportunity for both parties to express and resolve issues which may be of concern to them. Mediation requires both parties to enter into a dialogue with a true desire to reach a mutually acceptable agreement.
Page Counseling Services can help with these co-parenting issues:
• Communications • Extracurricular Activities and Expenses • Grandparent Time • Parenting Concerns • Parenting Time Schedules • Post-divorce Property Issues • Transportation
Please note: Mediation agreements are not legally binding. Parties with any legal questions should consult with an attorney regarding its application within the legal process.