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Tests & Treatments

The following tests and treatments are some of the most common tests and treatments offered by specialists in this area. These specialists offer many other advanced tests and treatments for a wide range of medical problems. Please call (888) 352-RUSH (7874) if you have questions about specific tests or treatments not listed here.

  • Anger Management

    Anger management is a process of learning how to recognize when one is becoming angry and how to handle one’s anger in positive ways. This approach can be an effective tool for both adolescents and adults.
  • Cognitive therapy, or cognitive-behavioral therapy as it is more commonly called today, is an active, structured form of psychotherapy based on the idea that the way a person views the world has a major influence on his or her emotions and behavior.
  • Couples therapy is psychotherapy to help partners in a relationship improve their interactions. Sex therapy is psychotherapy to help a couple improve their sexual relationship.
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves delivering an electrical shock to a patient’s brain while the patient is under anesthesia. It is used to treat severe depression and sometimes other mental conditions, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Side effects may include headaches, muscle pain and memory loss.
  • Medication Management

    Medication management is when clinicians work with a patient to make sure he or she is on the most appropriate medications for that individual and his or her particular condition. This process often involves a back-and-forth discussion between the clinician and patient to see how the medication or medication regimen is affecting the patient’s condition and quality of life. This dialogue allows the clinician to adjust medications as needed.
  • Psychotherapy

    Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, can be an effective treatment for a variety of mental disorders and other psychological difficulties, including depression, anxiety, adjustment issues and relationship issues. Common types of psychotherapy include cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy and couples therapy.
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), or repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a type of brain stimulation therapy that uses magnets to target a specific spot in the brain. It has been shown most effective in treating major depression in people who have not responded to antidepressant medications.