FAQ - Other Questions

No.  The clinical professionals at CIE are licensed, independent practitioners who direct their own individual private practices.  CIE provides business support to each clinician as requested.

Medication is not for everyone and it is certainly not a "cure-all," but there are times when taking medication is either clinically indicated or an option to consider as part of your comprehensive treatment plan.

Depending on the nature and severity of the concerns addressed in therapy, medication may be warranted as part of a comprehensive treatment approach. If, after sufficient assessment and discussion, medication as a supplement to the psychotherapy process is desired, we will work closely with your primary care physician and/or assist with a referral to a skilled and competent psychiatrist.

The abilities to be self-sufficient and to have a healthy support system can be great sources of strength. Nevertheless, many people continue to encounter difficulties with the way they feel, think about, and experience themselves and their circumstances. Friends and family are often well meaning but may lack the skills that a trained professional can provide. In therapy clients find a professional, supportive, and confidential environment where they can safely experience their thoughts and feelings in a way they may not be able to do with others. In addition, a licensed therapist is trained to help you understand your behaviors and relational patterns with greater depth and sophistication.