Dix and Gillette Counseling Services Wausau, WI

1720 Merrill Ave, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired

  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Wausau, WI, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Dix and Gillette Counseling Services are here to help.


    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Wausau, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Dix and Gillette Counseling Services. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Wausau, WI are about a month long.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Dix and Gillette Counseling Services in Wisconsin knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

    Outpatient

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Wausau, WI. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Dix and Gillette Counseling Services offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Nutrition Therapy, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Wausau, WI, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Dix and Gillette Counseling Services.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a method of individual and/or group counseling in Wausau, WI that focuses on acceptance and change. It was developed to advance the idea of balancing opposites. It is a coping method of avoiding black and white approach to situations and problems. DBT can be very effective in developing coping strategies for negative emotions and experiences, and is available for patients at Dix and Gillette Counseling Services.

    Experiential Therapy

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Dix and Gillette Counseling Services in Wausau, WI can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective.

    This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life in a positive and authentic manner.



    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, DUI/DWI Specific, Smoking permitted in designated area

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    1720 Merrill Ave
    Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
    Phone Number
    715-675-3888
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