Evidence-Based Treatment at Sun County

At Sun County Wellness, we believe in the power of science and proven methods to guide your journey to mental well-being. Our commitment to evidence-based treatment means we utilize therapies and practices that are backed by research and have demonstrated effectiveness in helping individuals overcome mental health challenges.

What is Evidence-Based Treatment?

Evidence-based treatment (EBT) is a cornerstone of modern mental healthcare. Unlike traditional approaches that may rely on untested theories or anecdotal evidence, EBTs are grounded in rigorous scientific research. Researchers conduct controlled studies to evaluate the effectiveness of different therapies for specific mental health conditions. Through this process, researchers can identify interventions that consistently produce positive outcomes for patients.

EBTs are not static concepts. The field of mental health is constantly evolving, and new treatment approaches are emerging all the time. However, for a therapy to be considered evidence-based, it must undergo a rigorous evaluation process to demonstrate its effectiveness. This ensures that the therapies we offer at Sun County Wellness are not just trendy fads, but rather well-established interventions with a proven track record of success.

Evidence-Based Treatment

Sun County Wellness offers a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities, including:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Helps you identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviors.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Teaches skills for managing emotions, relationships, and stress.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): Focuses on accepting difficult thoughts and feelings while taking action towards valued goals.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): A powerful therapy for processing trauma.

Why Choose Evidence-Based Treatment?

  • Proven Effectiveness: EBTs have a track record of success in treating a wide range of mental health conditions.
  • Personalized Approach: We tailor EBTs to your individual needs and circumstances, ensuring a customized treatment plan.
  • Transparency: We openly discuss the research behind our treatments, empowering you to make informed decisions about your care.
  • Ongoing Evaluation: We continuously monitor your progress and adjust your treatment as needed to optimize results.

Our Holistic Approach

While evidence-based treatments are the foundation of our program, we also recognize the importance of a holistic approach to well-being. We believe that healing encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of a person. In order to support your overall recovery, we incorporate complementary therapies alongside evidence-based treatments. These complementary therapies can include yoga, mindfulness meditation, art therapy, and nutrition counseling.

  • Yoga and Mindfulness: meditation can help reduce stress, improve sleep, and enhance your sense of peace and well-being.
  • Art therapy: can provide a creative outlet for expressing emotions and experiences that may be difficult to verbalize.
  • Nutrition Counseling: can help you develop healthy eating habits that can support your mental and emotional health.


Evidence-based practices refer to intervention methods for mental health that have demonstrated effectiveness through rigorous research and testing. Widely adopted evidence-based approaches mental health treatment encompass Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) stands out as a versatile treatment tool, beneficial across various mental health disorders.

Several evidence-backed techniques and practices include:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Motivational Enhancement and Interviewing

Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

Solution Focused Brief Therapy/Solution Focused Therapy

Contact us. Our dedicated team at Sun County is always here to provide support and guidance.