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Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health services offered in Ellicott City, MD

The actions you take every day can have significant consequences for your mental and physical health. Ola Onabanjo, APRN, and her colleagues at Rightplace Family Clinic in Ellicott City, Maryland, offer expert behavioral health care that helps you modify your behavior for improved health and happiness. Access behavioral health treatment by calling Rightplace Family Clinic today. You can also use the online booking form to schedule a consultation. 

Behavioral Health Q & A

What is behavioral health?

Behavioral health concerns the actions someone takes that affect their health. Common examples include smoking, eating junk food, not exercising, substance abuse, and self-harm.

Addressing behavioral issues can help with some psychiatric and developmental disorders like depression and anxiety. However, behavioral changes can’t always resolve mental health conditions. 

In addition, behavior causes or worsens many physical health problems.

Rightplace Family Clinic’s skilled providers help you recognize how your behavior impacts your health. Then they show you how to make behavioral changes that improve your mental and physical well-being.

What problems does behavioral health include?

Behavioral health plays an important role in preventing and treating mental health conditions like substance abuse and addiction, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Behavioral health is also a significant aspect of common and potentially life-threatening conditions such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Panic/Mood disorder
  • Sucidal Ideation
  • Anger mismanagement
  • Some terminal disease
  • Weight challenges

 Rightplace Family Clinic’s providers can help improve your physical and mental health so you enjoy a better lfe balance and improved quality of life.

What does behavioral health treatment involve?

Rightplace Family Clinic’s providers guide you through a behavioral health program.

The personalized treatment plan allows your provider to treat the cause of the harmful behavior. The specific behavioral health treatment you require depends on your condition and unique needs. Common approaches include:

Lifestyle changes

Your behavioral health expert can offer strategies, including changing to a nutritious diet, increasing your activity levels, and overcoming bad habits like smoking. They also guide you through weight loss programs when necessary.

Behavioral therapy

If you have a mental health or developmental disorder, behavioral therapy is essential. It helps you understand your condition and how to identify and adapt harmful behaviors to minimize their impact on your life.

Medication Management

Some behavior diagnosis requires medication management which can be monotherapy or combination in adjunct treatment as clinical indicated per patient's signs and symptoms presentation. 

Rightplace Family Clinic’s compassionate professionals do their best to balance your mental and physical well-being with their behavioral health programs.

To learn more about behavioral health, call Rightplace Family Clinic today or book an appointment online.