As the name suggests, individual therapy is all about the client as an individual. People seek professional help for various reasons. Allison Zito Basham, LPC specializes in treating substance abuse and/ or dependence, the affects of substance dependence on loved ones, recovery issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, and parenting skills (with particular expertise in adolescents and young adults). Allison specializes in treating adolescents and young adults; however, she also has experience working with adults around the above concerns.
Therapy sessions typically last about 50 minutes and the frequency of appointments will depend on your specific treatment plan.
Regular attendance is strongly recommended for the fastest path to recovery.
When you enlist the service of Allison Zito Basham, LPC, you can expect to be treated with respect, understanding and compassion. She provides a warm, safe and comfortable setting and will encourage you to work through issues at your own pace. But you will also be challenged and engaged -- only through hard work can we overcome the burdens of the past and look to a brighter future ahead.
Individual Substance Abuse Counseling
Allison Zito Basham, LPC provides 50 minute individual sessions for the young person to help them to understand the reasons around their use. She believes it is important to provide education about the affects of drugs on their brain and to assist the young person in understanding how to make healthier choices in their life. It is critical to the young person to feel supported in the decision they are making to not use and embrace a new life. She will also assist them in understanding triggers and barriers to not using.
When working with the young person, Allison Zito Basham, LPC is able to relate and build rapport with the young person. Not only does she have years of professional experience in the substance abuse field, but more importantly she has her own experience with addiction to draw from.