Licensed Professional Counselor
Morgan Mental Health Care
1901 North Lakes Place
Meridian, Idaho 83646
Hours & Fees
- Masters in Mental Health Counseling, Idaho State University
- Bachelors Degree in Psychology
- Certificate in Adlerian Studies
- I-CAN Assessments
- Bariatric Assessments
- Licensed Professional Counselor
- National Provider Identifier
Rhonda Padgett, LPC.
Morgan Primary Health Care Professional
Licensed Professional Counselor
Rhonda is a Licensed Professional Counselor and earned her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Idaho State University. She also has a certificate in Adlerian studies. Rhonda utilizes a number of therapies, including Adlerian, Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and Mindfulness. She has helped clients manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, schizoaffective disorder, trauma, domestic violence, and grief.
Rhonda empowers clients to find insightful life meaning, achieve their goals, and provide useful strategies to be happier and more fulfilled in life. It is helpful at times to have someone to talk to, especially in times of strife. Whether clients need assistance with problem solving, gaining tools, enriching inner reflections or just need someone to listen to them, support is here.
“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”
~ Roy T. Bennett
Modes and types of mental health care are as varied as the individuals who seek therapeutic support. While there are some therapeutic models that are more popular than others, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to mental health care. Nuances in the types and modes of therapy will support different people in different ways.
Depending on the situation in which an individual or group of individuals are seeking therapeutic support, there are several different modes of therapy that Rhonda utilizes.
- Family Therapy
- Marriage & Couples Counseling
- Relationship Counseling
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Modes
Psychotherapy, also referred to as talk therapy, psycho-social therapy, counseling, or, simply, therapy, is the primary method for treating mental health problems by talking with a mental health provider. The goal is the help an individual better understand their mental health and teach strategies and tools that manage unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.
While there are many approaches to psychotherapy, there is no single approach that works for everyone. A therapist may use a blended approach, sampling techniques from several different types of psychotherapy. The kind of psychotherapy a person receives depends on his or her own unique needs.
Below are some of the types of psychotherapy Rhonda utilizes.
- Art Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Dialectical (DBT)
- Family Systems
- Gottman Method
- Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
- Play Therapy
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Therapy Aproaches
Areas of Focus
Rhonda offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders, couples and military personnel for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho.
Below is a short list of some of Rhonda’s areas of focus.
- Alcohol Use
- Anger Management
- Asperger’s Syndrome
- Bipolar Disorder
- Borderline Personality
- Chronic Illness
- Chronic Impulsivity
- Chronic Pain
- Chronic Relapse
- Coping Skills
- Developmental Disorders
- Domestic Abuse
- Domestic Violence
- Drug Abuse
- Dual Diagnosis
- Eating Disorders
- Family Conflict
- Intellectual Disability
- Life Coaching
- Life Transitions
- Marital and Premarital
- Men’s Issues
- Narcissistic Personality
- Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
- Oppositional Defiance
- Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
- Relationship Issues
- School Issues
- Self Esteem
- Sexual Abuse
- Sexual Addiction
- Sleep or Insomnia
- Substance Use
- Suicidal Ideation
- Testing and Evaluation
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Women’s Issues
Rhonda offers psychotherapy, counseling and therapy focusing on teens, adults, elders and couples for various problems, topics and concerns. Our facility is nestled in the beautiful Treasure Valley located in Southwestern Idaho near Boise in Meridian, Idaho.
Below is a list of some of the groups Rhonda leads.
- Youth (ages 3-17)
- Youth (ages 18-25)
- Non-traditional Caregivers
- Children with incarcerated parents
- Children with extensive trauma
- Post incarceration adults
- Addiction recovery
MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health Group Therapy
Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations
Mental health determination tools are used throughout the therapeutic process to determine whether someone could benefit from seeking professional mental health treatment, describe and diagnose problems, increase knowledge, insight and understanding. These tools aid both the patient and professional in creating or modifying treatment plans and measuring progress during the treatment.
Mental Health Screenings are informal symptom checks.
Typically checklists or short questionnaires that ask people to consider if they experience a given symptom and answer yes or no.
Rhonda provides Mental Health Screenings
Behavioral Health Assessments can be informal or formal
They give a professional insight into a person’s emotional state. It also looks at how they think, reason and remember.
Rhonda provides the following Behavioral Health Assessments:
- Anxiety Screenings & Assessments
- I-CAN Assessments
Mental Health Evaluations are formal
The intent is to provide increased awareness of why an individual may be struggling to meet developmental, academic, or social milestones.
Rhonda provides the following Mental Health Evaluations
- Bariatric Evaluations
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Identifying, Diagnosing Mental Health Concerns, Disorders & Illness and Mental Health Screenings, Assessments & Evaluations.
Mental Health & Crisis Disorder Specialties
Mental health crises range from the worries we all experience as part of everyday life to traumatic mental health crisis or serious long-term conditions. A mental health crisis is a difficult life situation where a person’s coping strategies do not work.
People in crisis feel helpless and distressed, they feel like they are loosing control over their life. Rhonda is trained to help people experiencing a crisis and can teach skills and strategies to more effectively manage crisis situations.
- Dissociative Disorders
- Elderly Persons Disorders
- Impulse Control Disorders
- Mood Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Schizoaffective Disorder
- Domestic Violence
» MorganMentalHealth.com provides more information about Mental Health & Crisis Disorders
Each stage of life creates different challenges to good mental health. Eating right, staying physically active, getting enough sleep, and having health relationship will help support good mental health & wellness throughout life.
An accurate diagnosis and an age-appropriate treatment program is crucial when one is suffering from mental health issues such as depression, anxiety or other mental health disorder.
Rhonda offers age-appropriate therapy, counseling and coaching for:
- Elders (65+)
- Children (6 to 10)
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