Overview of Behavioral and Psychological Health
Each year, mental health disorders affect millions of Americans. Some disorders are mild while others are more disabling and require management. Baylor Scott & White Health offers compassionate care for those needing mental health services or struggling with substance abuse.
Baylor Scott & White provides diagnostic and therapeutic services aimed at helping you develop strategies for coping with illness, improve health outcomes, enhance quality of life and overcome emotional problems associated with illness. Treatment helps the biological, psychological, behavioral and social factors known to cause or worsen illnesses and disability.
A physician on staff at Baylor Scott & White can help determine which program works for you. Together with our professional staff of clinicians and counselors, the physician will work with you and your family to define your treatment goals.
Behavioral and Psychological Health Treatments
- Weight loss and healthy lifestyle changes
- Motivation enhancement
- Psychiatric evaluations
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Couples therapy
- Family therapy
- Cognitive therapy
- Hypnosis and biofeedback
- Medication management
Specialized Behavioral and Psychological Health Programs
The Behavioral Health Center at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano provides diagnosis and therapeutic services to help you develop strategies for coping with illness, improve health, enhance quality of life and overcome emotional problems.
The Alcohol and Drug Dependence Treatment Program at
Scott & White Mental Health Clinic – Temple is an evening outpatient program that addresses you as the whole person, not only your alcohol or drug use. The aim is to help you and your family learn how to break the destructive cycle of addiction and replace it with healthy living.
The Evening Group Intensive Outpatient Program at
Scott & White Mental Health Clinic – Temple is a 20-day program designed to help individuals learn cognitive and behavioral coping skills to deal with challenges and issues that may be interfering with life. Issues addressed include depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder and interpersonal problems such as dealing with family, marital/relationship issues and/or job issues.