Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious mental health condition characterized by a person experiencing a combination of delusions and hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior, decreased participation in daily activities, reduced emotional expression and hearing voices. Difficulty with memory loss and concentration may also be present. While there is no cure for schizophrenia, many people with this illness can live a productive and fulfilling life. People with schizophrenia require lifelong treatment. Early treatment may help to get symptoms under control before serious complications develop improving long-term success.

Local Experts in Schizophrenia

Dr. Faye Kouimelis

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

I specialize in working with psychosis. Psychosis occurs when people have difficulties distinguishing between fantasy and reality. I have additional training in this area. I have experience working in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings with children and adults with psychosis.

Rachel Firneno

Individual Therapy

Over 5 years working in the community to stabilize clients with Schizophrenia who have experienced disruption in their daily functioning and have high numbers of hospitalizations or incarcerations.

Trey Cole

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy

Hearing or seeing things that others do not, being told one’s beliefs are “odd,” and feeling as though others cannot be trusted.

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