Mental Strength comes from Mental Wellness Practices
We care about men with mental health concerns and ongoing therapeutic needs.
Mental health is achieved through brain, mind, and behavioral health.
Brain Health - eat for your brain. Train your brain through exercise and meditation. Treat your brain as a vital organ of your body. Brain science is adding new information to addiction recovery and mental wellness.
Mind/Mental Health - think positive, inspirational, uplifting thoughts for your mind. Your mind guides your life. Stay centered with your thoughts. Be mindful of this moment and observe as it passes.
Behavioral Health - think before you act. Learn and practice new behaviors to strengthen your mental and emotional wellness.
P.I.E.S. for Recovery Wellness
We place emphasis on a wholesome approach to mental wellness and substance abuse recovery, using P.I.E.S. to sustain a healthy wellness lifestyle.
Physical - taking better care of your body is an essential part of improving your chances for a stronger recovery. Eating right, drinking plenty of water, and keeping active will enhance your overall mental health. Brain health is essential to overcoming addictions and nurturing mental wellness.
Intellectual - stimulating your mind, being curious, asking questions, exploring your interests, reading, journaling, and discovering new things can strengthen your mind and mental plasticity. How you use your thoughts and train your mind can strengthen your mental wellness and improve your overall outlook on life.
Emotional - becoming more self-aware is achieved by getting in touch with your inner feelings, emotions, and moods. Release past hurts through self-forgiveness and forgiving others. Heal your emotions and learn to trust them again. Find a renewed experience through honoring your feelings and deep emotions.
Spirituality - understanding yourself in view of the "Big Picture" of life and the universe. Awaken to your deeper sense of who you are in connection with life all around you through meditation, prayer, and self-exploration. Nurture inner peace and tranquility. Choose to respond with compassion. Think and respond, not react. Suspend judgments. Let go of harsh or unrealistic expectations. Look for the middle path of balance and homeostasis. Life is balance.
** Your spiritual walk is your own; we do not suggest or recommend one form over another. We work within your religious or spiritual practices in order to enhance your overall general emotional and mental wellness.
“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habit. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.”
~ Lao Tse
What is the overall goal of your work through therapy?
Achieving a more positive, healthier Self-Identity that comes with self-understanding and self-mastery is the goal of your work in therapy. Not only healing past emotional wounds and traumas, but also learning how to be a better person, are the goals of your work on yourself in therapy. When working with Dr. David, you will experience several levels of psychotherapeutic work to foster psychological and emotional healing.
Here are the levels:
Level 1 Crisis management ~ the goals are: 1) stabilization of the individual and 2) to address the “urgencies” in a person’s life.
Level 2 Psychodynamic and psychoanalytical therapy ~ the tasks are to: 1) explore your development history, 2) identify unconscious past emotional wounds, 3) do Shadow work through the Hero’s Journey 4) do inner child work, 5) identify your narrative, 6) raise consciousness of your underlying unconscious thought patterns, 7) connect with your emotions, 8) and foster emotional healing through developmental stages
Level 3 Evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ~ Change your thoughts, change your life” is the focus of CBT. Working with the mechanics of what you think, how you think, what you believe, and changing your habitual thought patterns into healthier ways of thinking.
Level 4 Life Coaching ~ learning life skills (e.g., self-care, relationships, etc.), college academic coaching, career coaching, leadership and social coaching. Life Coaching helps to increase self-mastery.
Level 5 Executive Workplace Coaching ~ using basic principles of emotional intelligence, workplace psychology, and transactional analysis for navigating work relationships aimed at increasing your overall effectiveness in your position.
Peace of Mind & Successful Living begin with a Healthy Mind!
If you're struggling with a life-controlling problem,
mental illness, addiction,
or relationship problems,
call us today!
Reclaim your life!
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2342 Perimeter Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
Our Metro Atlanta Metropolitan services areas include Atlanta, Alpharetta, Marietta, Roswell, Decatur, Lawrenceville, Buckhead, Brookhaven, Roswell, Duluth, Woodstock, Acworth, Sandy Springs, Symrna, Ellijay, and North Georgia.
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