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Psychotherapy

Thinking about treating your psychological disorder with such psychotherapy techniques as CBT or talk therapy? Learn more about your options so you can make the most informed decisions.

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Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Definition, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
Test your negative beliefs with behavioral experiments.
How to Perform Behavioral Experiments
A group therapy session
An Overview of Group Therapy
Psychotherapy Process
Common Misconceptions About Psychotherapy
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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) Overview
Woman helping patient in therapy.
An Overview of Problem-Solving Therapy
Woman in anxiety therapy.
Types of Therapy for Anxiety and What to Expect
Sand tray therapy helps heal a variety of psychological wounds.
What Is Sand Tray Therapy?
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The Benefits of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy
Veteran speaking to therapist
AEDP: Therapy for Trauma
Group therapy
What Is Gestalt Therapy?
Psychologist in office
APA Ethics Code: Guidelines for Ethical Behavior
What Is Bibliotherapy?
Therapist leading a group therapy session
How to Become a Psychotherapist
Meaning in life can help to improve resilience.
An Overview of Viktor Frankl's Logotherapy
Psychologist guiding patient through hypnotherapy
What Is Hypnosis?
woman on couch while therapist takes notes
How to Request Therapy Notes From Your Therapist
Conversion Therapy
Psychological Disorders and How They Are Diagnosed
Talk to your doctor if you suspect you have a mental illness.
Is There a Mental Illness Test?
patient with doctor
Munchausen Syndrome (Factitious Disorder Imposed on Self): Symptoms and Treatment
Troubled teen
Psychological Evaluations for Troubled Teens
Girl talking to a counselor
Choosing a Therapist to Help Your Troubled Teen
A photography of a man talking to his therapist.
What Is Psychoanalytic Therapy?
Woman in Therapy
Why Do Therapists Ask Open-Ended Questions?
Woman talking to a therapist
Finding Therapists as a Highly Sensitive Person
Young woman in therapy
Can Clients and Therapists Be Friends?
a teen in a counseling session with a therapist
10 Reasons Teens Go to Therapy
Woman Stealing Bottle Of Wine From Supermarket
What Is Kleptomania?
Communicating to patient
What Is a Psychologist Vs a Psychiatrist?
Psychologist having session with her patient
The Basic Methods of Therapy
Hispanic teenaged girl sitting alone at prom
What You Should Know About Loneliness
Prescribing psychologists
Can Psychologists Prescribe Medications?
Gate Control Theory
Gate Control Theory and the Brain
Teen talking to a therapist
What to Do If Your Teen Refuses to Go to Counseling
A group therapy session.
The Recovery Model in Mental Health Care
Group therapy
What to Expect From a Mental Health OT
counselor with client
Unconditional Positive Regard in Psychology
thematic apperception test
What Is the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)?
Man discusses something with his therapist
How to Handle Your Feelings for Your Therapist
Mental health
How to Get Mental Health Insurance and Use It Wisely
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Energy Psychology for Treating Mental Illness
man in therapy session with psychologist
How Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Works
Male life coach talking to young woman and pointing to paperwork
5 Differences Between Coaching and Psychotherapy
therapist with her client
Effectiveness of Client-Centered Therapy
Art therapy can be a useful treatment tool.
How Art Therapy Is Used to Help People Heal
Electroconvulsive therapy machine
What Is Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)?
young woman with therapist in office
How to Get Stress Relief With Cognitive Therapy
family therapy session
Types of Professionals That Provide Psychotherapy
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3 Key Ethical Considerations in Psychological Research
Two men talking during couselling session, close-up
What Is Solution Focused Brief Therapy?
Therapist listening to patient
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Adolescents
Mother and daughter talking
How Cognitive Reframing Is Used in Mental Health
Constructivism in Psychology and Psychotherapy
Female mental health professional talks with patient
What to Know About Psychotherapy
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The Pros and Cons of Online Therapy
A teenage girl paints in a studio.
Can Art Therapy Help My Troubled Teen?
Teletherapy
Talkspace vs. BetterHelp: Which Is Better?
online therapy
What Is Online Therapy?
Online Therapy for Eating Disorders
Does Online Therapy for Eating Disorders Really Work?