Resilience programs are designed for maximum efficacy by utilizing evidence-based treatments to help our clients address their chronic and disabling mental health conditions, such as Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective disorder. Using the highest standard of evidence-based care, Resilience’s approach to the treatment of Thought Disorders with a modality known as Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Therapy or CBSST. CBSST is a tailored approach to daily life skills and seeks to utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy targeted at addressing persistent and disabling cognitive impairments and inaccurate and dysfunctional thought processes.
CBSST is characterized by three distinct components, each of which is critical to supporting clients cultivate well-balanced and healthy lives. These three components consist of the following: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Social Skills Training, and Problem Solving.
Through CBSST clients learn strategies that help them articulate their emotions, address problems and maneuver through solutions, and participate in corrective thinking. Typically, Resilience works with clients to address skills in self-management, self-awareness, relationship skills and social awareness. At Resilience, our mission is to give clients the tools in order to identify an issue, and moreover work through it so that they can succeed at whatever life puts in front of them.
● Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: CBT challenges the inaccuracies of thought processes and hallucinations that distract from goal achieving.
● Social Skills Training: Teaches how to effectively communicate feelings. For full cooperation clients are asked to engage with communicating emotions, including nonverbal communication, as well as active listening.
● Problem Solving: Offers clients a process to address, specify, assess, and execute problem solving tactics.
Upon admission, a client’s primary therapist will design a treatment plan tailored to a client’s needs—which may include CBSST. CBSST is typically delivered in individual psychotherapy sessions and utilizes specific modules to address a client’s stated goals. As progress is made through weekly individual psychotherapy sessions, primary therapists reinforce gains made in treatment by repetitive emphasis on learning to best address potential cognitive impairments.