Cumberland Healthcare is pleased to offer a comfortable and relaxing environment where kids and adults receive assistance for a variety of behavioral health concerns. Our dedicated professionals are firmly grounded in effective therapy practices and strive to provide our clients with the highest quality of care. We offer a broad range of counseling services for a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship and family concerns and grief and loss.
Mental or emotional health refers to your overall psychological well-being. It includes the way you feel about yourself, the quality of your relationships, and your ability to cope with feelings and deal with difficulties that arise in your life. Good mental health isn’t just the absence of problems, such as depression or anxiety; it also focuses on your ability to cope with life’s challenges and stresses by finding joy and meaning in life.
Providing mental health treatment, including counseling as well as medication management to a wide range of individuals, families and couples including children, adults, adolescents and couples. Approaches are strength-based, caring, accepting and non-judgemental but still goal-focused and outcome drive to help you reach your best quality of life.
- Relationship and family concerns
- PArenting/adult child issues
- Adjustment and change in life occurrences
- Grief and loss
- Self-worth and acceptance
- Career and future planning
- Bipolar disorder
- Many others
What is Counseling and How Does it Work?
You don’t have to struggle through difficult times alone. Anyone can suffer from emotional health problems, and over a lifetime most of us will. Counseling is the process of resolving emotional and relational issues by talking with a professional trained to help people. The method of change begins by first clearly defining the problem and then developing a plan with your counselor to start addressing these needs. Counseling may involve discussing your thoughts and feelings, increasing your understanding of yourself and others, and developing new skills to improve your quality of life.
Cumberland Healthcare is pleased to offer comprehensive behavioral health services with Karl Ader, LPC/Counselor, at two locations, Cumberland and Turtle Lake. For more information, or to make an appointment, call (715) 822-7530.
Cumberland Healthcare also offers psychiatric mental health nursing with the addition of Jay Jevne, PMHNP-BC to our staff. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners apply the nursing process to assess, diagnose, and treat individuals or families with psychiatric disorders and identify risk factors for such disorders. They also contribute to policy development, quality improvement, practice evaluation, and healthcare reform. Psychiatric nurse practitioners can and do provide psychotherapy, in addition to managing the medical side of psychiatric illnesses. They may also offer advice and support to people and their families just as a psychiatrist or other medical doctor might. Jay Jevne, PMHNP-BC, manages patient care in a clinical setting. To further inquire or schedule an appointment, call 715-822-7500.
Areas of expertise are:
- Outpatient psychiatric care
- Prevention & management of disruptive behavior
- Communication & conflict resolution
- PTSD and Veteran population
- Safety planning
- Medication & treatment planning
- Interdisciplinary collaboration
It is important that we take care of ourselves and this means focusing on self-care. The National Institute of Mental Health has several helpful tips found here.
When should you talk about mental health?
It is time to talk about your mental health when:
- You just don’t “feel right” and aren’t sure why.
- Your thoughts or things you do just don’t seem to be the way other people think or behave.
- Your thoughts, feelings, or behaviors are starting to affect your life at home, work/school, or with family and friends in a bad way.
- You’ve had some of the signs and symptoms below for more than a week:
- Feeling sad, empty, hopeless, or worthless.
- Sensitivity to sound, sight, smell, or touch.
- Feeling overly worried.
- Not being able to perform at work/school.
- Feeling like your brain is playing tricks on you and hearing knocking or scratching sounds or your name being called.
- Loss of interest in things you used to enjoy or withdrawal from others.
- Changes in sleep patterns or energy levels.
- Irritability or restlessness.
- Problems with concentration, memory, or thinking.
- Loss of appetite or overeating.
Remember, it’s okay to talk about your mental health. Many people have experienced mental health highs and lows.