Counseling in Boise, ID. Find the Right Therapist.

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Patrick Neeser, LCSW; CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Alcohol/ Drug Counselor

3213 Tamarack Dr., Boise, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho

I utilize a therapeutic model based on a compassionate, non confrontive philosophy where you can develop personal answers you can "live with" from within. Conversation and relationship are primary in my approach based on 25 years experience.

David Cummins, Ph.D.

Licensed Pscyhologist

1310 W. Hays St., Boise, Idaho

Working in the field of psychology for around 20 years has been a very rewarding and enriching experience. During this time, I have built expertise in many areas that is very beneficial in helping my clients let go of their pains and limitations.

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Related Sites:
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Therapy Boise, ID

Counseling Meridian, Kuna, Eagle, Middleton, Star, Nampa, Caldwell

Boise is the capital city of Idaho and the largest city in the state with just over 200,000 people within the city limits, and approximately 635,000 in the metropolitan area. Boise is the largest city between Salt Lake City, Utah and Portland, Oregon, making the city the primary government, economic, transportation and cultural center in southern Idaho. The city sits at approximately 2,700 feet above sea level with the foothills to the northeast of the city and the Owyhee Mountains to the south of the city. The area is most commonly referred to by locals as the Treasure Valley. Others refer to Boise as the City of Trees; however, the city itself is in the high desert, and is sparsely populated with trees.1 Nonetheless, there are more trees in the city, than there are in some of the outer lying areas due to the Boise River that runs through the city.

Mental Health in Boise

The Suicide Prevention Action Network of Idaho works tirelessly to prevent such events from occurring through community outreach and education programs. By keeping community members better informed and aware of common warning signs, the risk of someone taking their own life is greatly reduced. The agency also provides survivor support services, such as support groups for those who have lost a loved one. To find out more, call 208-860-1703.2

The Social Work Department at the Boise VA Medical Center is prepared to help meet the mental health needs of servicemen and women. The primary function of their programs is to provide support and resources for veterans and their families as they deal with a mental or physical ailment. Transportation to and from appointments is offered, as are home-based visits to assess the family's need for services. Support groups are provided for common veteran's issues, such as PTSD and depression. Programs to help veterans overcome addiction are offered as well. For further information, call 208-422-1000.3

Current Education

Various organizations in Boise offer educational opportunities for children and adults that aim to help residents of all ages deal appropriately with the stresses of daily life. A great way to blow off steam is to exercise. The local YMCA offers many youth activities programs so kids can stay active and learn about healthy ways to manage stress. Basketball, swimming, dance and golf are just a few options.4 For adults, the Catholic Charities of Idaho offer various parenting education courses that focus on developing an active and nurturing relationship with one's children. In particular, parents learn positive techniques for managing inappropriate behavior and encouraging children to take care of their responsibilities, such as homework and chores. Contact the Catholic Charities at 208-345-6031 for more details.5


References

1. City of Boise. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.cityofboise.org/.
2. Suicide Prevention Action Network of Idaho. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.spanidaho.org/.
3. Boise VA Medical Center. (2016). Social Work. Retrieved from http://www.boise.va.gov/services/socialwork.asp.
4. Treasure Valley YMCA. (2017). Youth Programs. Retrieved from http://www.ymcatvidaho.org/programs/youth-programs/.
5. Catholic Charities of Idaho. (2017). Education Services. Retrieved from http://ccidaho.org/what-we-do/education-services/.

Boise is located in Ada County, Idaho. It has a land area of 82.08 square miles and a water area of 0.71 square miles.  The population of Boise is 218,281 people with 86,916 households and a median annual income of $50,323. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Boise is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Boise therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility