Offering Support & Guidance

Palm Beach Behavioral Health and Wellness is an evidence-based psychology practice located in Jupiter, FL specializing in individual, group and family therapy, psychological evaluations, autism diagnosis, developmental evaluation and psycho-educational assessments. Dr. Everson and Dr. Rials, both Florida Licensed Psychologists, and the clinicians of PBBHW aim to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and families in the southeast Florida community.
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Why Choose Us?

Our services will help you uncover your true potential to lead a life that is worth celebrating. We can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you or your family member back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Lead a life worth celebrating.

Palm Beach Behavioral Health and Wellness is an evidence-based psychology practice specializing in individual, group and family therapy, psychological evaluations and psycho-educational assessments.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the role of a psychologist and what types of issues do they typically address in their practice?

Psychologists are trained professionals who specialize in understanding human behavior, emotions, and mental processes. They provide a range of services, including assessment, diagnosis, and therapy. Psychologists address various issues such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship problems, trauma, behavioral disorders, and more. Their goal is to help individuals improve their mental health and well-being by using evidence-based techniques and strategies.

How do psychologists determine the most appropriate therapeutic approach for a client's needs?

Psychologists assess clients' needs through thorough evaluations and discussions. They consider factors such as the client's specific concerns, personality, preferences, and the evidence-based approaches that have proven effective for similar issues. The chosen therapeutic approach may involve cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for specific behaviors, psychoanalysis for deep-rooted insights, or humanistic therapy for self-actualization. Collaboration between psychologist and client ensures the most appropriate approach is chosen.

How long does a typical therapy session last, and how many sessions might be needed to see meaningful results?

Therapy session durations vary, typically lasting around 45 to 60 minutes. The frequency depends on the individual's needs, ranging from weekly to biweekly sessions. Short-term issues might require fewer sessions, while more complex concerns may take longer. Collaboratively, you and your psychologist will decide on the ideal frequency and duration to achieve meaningful progress.

Can psychologists prescribe medication, or do I need to see a psychiatrist for that aspect of treatment?

Psychologists generally do not prescribe medication. If medication is deemed necessary, a referral to a psychiatrist—a medical doctor specializing in mental health—is made. Psychiatrists can evaluate your condition, prescribe medication if needed, and collaborate with your psychologist to provide comprehensive care that addresses both psychological and biological aspects of your well-being.

How do psychologists maintain client confidentiality, and are there any situations where they might need to breach confidentiality?

Psychologists are bound by ethical guidelines to maintain strict client confidentiality. They are legally required to keep your information private, except in situations where there's a risk of harm to yourself or others, child or elder abuse, or court-ordered disclosures. Your psychologist will discuss these limits during your initial sessions, ensuring transparency and trust in the therapeutic relationship.

How can I find a qualified psychologist and what should I consider when choosing the right one for my needs?

When searching for a qualified psychologist, begin by seeking referrals from trusted sources and researching their credentials, specialization, and therapeutic approach. Compatibility is crucial, so schedule initial consultations to assess rapport. Consider their experience, track record, logistics, cost, and insurance options. Look for a psychologist who values collaboration, open communication, cultural sensitivity, and ongoing assessment. Taking the time to choose the right psychologist can enhance the effectiveness of your therapy and contribute to your overall well-being.

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If you’re looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you’re just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals with the help of personalized behavioral therapy.

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