Behavioral Health Services

Mountain Valley Health Centers is committed to and practices an integrated approach to behavioral health. This care may address mental health, health behaviors (including smoking cessation and opioid reduction) crisis, stress-related physical symptoms, and more.

Therapy

Behavioral therapists at MVHC specialize in the use of cognitive-behavioral therapies and copious other methodologies to treat and maintain mental health conditions and improve overall well-being.

Marriage & Couples

Therapy

Couples therapy focuses on group dynamics and works at strengthening existing relationships.

Bereavement

We understand how challenging it can be to navigate the loss of a loved one. MVHC provides assistance in navigating the process of loss and grief.

Child & Adolescent

Therapy

Child and adolescent development are essential to establishing a solid life foundation. MVHC offers therapy for the child(ren) and the parent(s) to help understand the developmental process and to identify potential areas of concern to help prevent future issues.

Assessment

&

Evaluation

MVHC provides assessment and evaluation of psychological and substance-use disorders, among others. The behavioral health provider will decide the course of action that is in the patient’s best-interest. Sometimes including further evaluation, referrals for psychiatric treatment, therapy and coordination with primary care providers.

Psychological 

Disorders

Psychological disorders are conditions characterized by abnormal thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Behavioral therapists assess reported traits, symptoms, or conditions in order to diagnose psychological disorders and determine the appropriate course of treatment.

Stress, Mood & Anxiety Treatment

Stress and anxiety may lead to symptoms including restlessness and a feeling of being "on-edge", uncontrollable feelings of worry, increased irritability, difficulty concentrating, or sleep difficulties. Knowing the difference between normal feelings and feelings of anxiety and an anxiety disorder requiring medical attention can help a person identify and treat the condition.

Substance Use

Treatment for substance-use disorders are available at MVHC. Typically, treatment for substance-use is a combination of medical care, cognitive behavioral therapy, and peer support.

Care Coordination

Care coordination, offered through MVHC acts as a bridge from the primary care or behavioral health provider to further community resources.

Medication Assisted Treatment Program

(MAT)

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, in the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) and can help to sustain recovery.  MAT is designed to discourage substance-use and provide patients with the tools they need to build a solid foundation for recovery.  MAT services are offered by behavioral health providers working in concert with the patient’s primary care provider.