Sometimes we know we need help but don't know where to start. A consultation session consists of one or two initial individual sessions aimed at finding where to begin. Dawn Patrol Assessments can help you identify where you might want to start, whether it is counseling needs, stress management, or a referral to other programs; we are always looking out for your best interest. The initial consultation session is FREE.
Therapy is a journey, which can lead to a more accurate understanding of self. Individual counseling sessions can help you discover a clearer picture of the direction you would like to take and enjoy a more healthy and productive life. We all have personal struggles, but we also all have the potential to overcome them. Individual sessions are aimed at realizing that potential.
Assessments are one-to-one sessions aimed at evaluating various components of a person’s life in order to develop a holistic perspective of strengths, needs, abilities and preferences. Assessments are used to link you with the services and level of care needed to help you become your best self and find your new beginning.
Dawn is an Internationally Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and will complete the conditions needed through The State of Hawaii Judiciary, Driver’s Education Division, for a mandatory assessment of those charged with Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant (OVUII).
Family can be your biggest advocate and support system. These sessions aim to assist and empower families to live in harmony with one another. To provide a holistic approach, families and significant others are involved in the collaboration of change. These sessions use Family Systems Therapy to provide support and goals for everyone to work together.
Balancing work, family and fun can be difficult, especially during the current environment. Effective stress management helps you break the hold stress has on your life, so you can be healthier, happier, and more productive. The ultimate goal of the stress management sessions are to find a balance in life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, and fun. Managing stress can provide you with the resilience to meet challenges head on. Stress Management tools include exercise, mindfulness, adequate sleep, healthy diet and changing your overall thinking patterns.
Dawn Patrol Assessments offers a variety of opportunities for therapists interested in professional training and continuing education hours. The goal of training is to provide lifelong learners a space to refresh their thinking, practice therapies, and learn about new and current topics. There are a wide variety of training topics Dawn Patrol Assessments provides and is able to develop a training program that fits your agency or individual needs. Zoom platforms are used for live virtual training.
We recognize the benefits animals have on humans. We offer assessment and Emotional Support Animal (ESA) support letters that allow you and your pet the legal rights to ESA protections. The ESA letter demonstrates the need for those suffering from psychological and emotional conditions such as attention deficit disorder, PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, chronic stress, or learning disabilities the letter needed to have an Emotional Support Animal by their side. This letter allows you to live or travel with your emotional support pet. Taking care of an animal provides the owner with a sense of purpose and responsibility. The time and energy spent taking care of your companion will help reduce attention to things that could trigger stress and anxiety.
Supervision is an integral piece to personal and professional development in the field of counseling. Dawn Patrol Assessments provides individual and group supervision hours for those seeking licensure as a mental health counselor (LMHC), marriage and family therapist (LMFT), or becoming a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). The supervisory relationship is a blend of professional, educational and therapeutic aspects of learning. It not only provides an outlet for learning and development, but it also provides a safe space to explore boundaries and challenging cases. Supervision sessions are flexible so you are able to continue classes while you work/intern.
Telehealth is a great way to provide therapy, supervision and training sessions while social distancing and reaching rural areas that may not otherwise have the capacity to engage in sessions. Telehealth provides a rapid virtualization of behavioral health services, training and supervision opportunities to the community. Dawn Patrol Assessments uses best practices when providing services using videoconferencing and keeps in mind the confidentiality (HIPPA), legal, technical and clinical considerations in mind.