Mental Health Treatment
Through our outpatient behavioral health services, Square Medical Group provides progressive and dynamic treatment options for the full spectrum of mental health diagnoses.
Our skilled mental health providers have years of experience treating a wide variety of issues. Using their knowledge and resources to guide them, our psychiatrists and nurse practitioners will determine the diagnosis and psychopharmacological treatment best suited to your needs. We work with you to find and manage a prescription regimen that’s right for you.
The least intensive level of care is a weekly or bi-weekly meeting with an individual therapist and/or with a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner for medication. Our therapists are trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Informed Care as well as other evidence based practices to optimize treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorder. Our prescribers are trained and experienced in the treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders.
For people looking to maintain their recovery, or wish to focus their treatment on a specific topic, SMG offers a number of outpatient groups. These groups meet once a week for an hour and can also be combined with individual therapy and medication assisted therapy as described above.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
The next level of care is the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).
Square Medical Group offers virtual and Woburn in-person IOP program on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 AM-12:30 PM. The IOP is also a group program that provides similar opportunities to those listed below in the PHP. IOP participation can also be combined with individual therapy and medication assisted therapy.
The IOP option is a logical choice for someone who wants to strengthen their recovery, avoid a relapse or is discharging from an inpatient program and cannot make the time commitment of a PHP.
Partial Hospitalization (PHP)
Our most intensive level of service is the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). Woburn Partial Hospitalization Program offers a series of groups, Monday through Friday, five hours each day. When combined with individual therapy from a member of our clinical staff and medication assisted therapy from one of our psychiatrists or nurse practitioners, it provides the most comprehensive treatment program available outside a hospital setting. Groups include: relapse prevention, anxiety and depression symptom management, trauma recovery, healthy relationships and yoga and meditation. This option is often the next step for someone discharging from an inpatient stay or for someone who is struggling with their recovery and wants to intervene before they experience a full relapse.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a safe, innovative, non-invasive and effective treatment for depression. The FDA approved TMS as a treatment for depression in 2008, and it has a proven record of success without the side effects that many pharmaceuticals bring.
TMS therapy involves stimulating an area of the brain that can be under-active in patients with depression with magnetic pulses, similar to an MRI. This regulates neural networks, increases blood flow to that area of the brain, and activates nerves that affect depressive moods.
We perform the procedure in the office and no sedation is required. You are awake and alert during the treatment sessions and are able to drive and resume normal activities immediately afterward. The initial visit can last up to an hour while we take precise measurements. Subsequent visits last 20-30 minutes.
For more information or assistance with scheduling an initial appointment for any service, please call us at 617-916-5069.