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Behavioral and mental health

Get behavioral and mental health care from a community-based health system you know and trust. Turn to ProHealth Care in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, for comprehensive services that help you build strength and resilience – so you can live your best life.

Conditions we treat

Ask your ProHealth Care Medical Group primary care provider for a referral to a mental health professional when you or a loved one is affected by:

  • Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and age-related cognitive decline
  • Anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and phobias
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Grief or loss
  • Mood disorders, including bipolar disorder, depression and postpartum depression (PPD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Personality disorders, including narcissistic and borderline personality disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia
  • Relationship issues
  • Sleep disorders
  • Substance use disorders
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Is it time to get help?

Learn about mental health warning signs. If you’re worried you might hurt yourself or someone else, call 9-1-1 or visit the closest emergency room for immediate care.

Comprehensive behavioral health care

Count on ProHealth for coordinated care in the setting that’s best for you. Any time you need a different level of care, trust us for a seamless transition – so you can focus on improving your well-being. Find:

  • Outpatient therapy – Individual, couple or family therapy that helps you understand and modify your thoughts and behaviors; for children, teens and adults.
  • Partial hospitalization program (PHP) – Daily individual and group therapy for adults; meets seven hours a day, five days a week for a defined period of time.
  • Inpatient psychiatric care – 24/7 care for adults who need intensive, specialized care for a short period of time in a hospital setting.

Treatment options

You'll work together with your provider to create a comprehensive care plan based on your individual situation and needs. Your provider may recommend:

  • Outpatient therapy (psychotherapy) – traditional talk therapy
  • Prescription medications and management
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) – helps you recognize inaccurate or negative thoughts and develop coping skills to respond to challenging situations more effectively
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) – changes your negative behavior patterns by regulating emotions related to destructive or self-harm behaviors
  • Expressive therapy – promotes health and wellness through art, music, writing and other activities
  • Occupational therapy – helps you develop skills for daily life
  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) – treats a variety of conditions when medications and psychotherapy have been unsuccessful
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) – treats depression in adults who have not responded to antidepressant medications
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) – primarily used to treat PTSD, uses your rhythmic eye movements to reduce the power of past traumatic events

Types of mental health providers

Trust the understanding mental health professionals at ProHealth for supportive, high-quality care. Depending on your needs and preferences, you may work with:

  • Psychiatrist – Medical doctor (MD) who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental illness and can prescribe medications.
  • Child/adolescent psychiatrist – Medical doctor (MD) who specializes in diagnosing and treating mental illness in children and teenagers; can prescribe medications.
  • Psychologist – Diagnoses behavioral health conditions through psychological testing and assessments, and treats with counseling and therapy; holds a doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in the study of mind and behavior.
  • Psychotherapist – Diagnoses and treats behavioral health conditions with counseling and therapy; holds a master’s degree; includes licensed professional counselor (LPC), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT).

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Contact us

You’ll need a referral for behavioral and mental health services at ProHealth Care. To learn more:

  • Talk to your ProHealth Medical Group primary care doctor, or
  • Call our screening and assessment team at 262-928-4036.

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