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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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Is Psychodynamic Therapy an Effective Approach to Treatment?
Key principles of narrative therapy
How Narrative Therapy Works
psychedelic therapy
How Does Psychedelic Therapy Work?
A culturally sensitive therapist will understand you.
How to Find a Therapist Who Understands Your Culture
Parent and doctor
What Is Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (Factitious Disorder Imposed by Another)?
Test your negative beliefs with behavioral experiments.
How to Use Behavioral Experiments to Test Your Self-Limiting Beliefs
A group therapy session
How Group Therapy Works
Psychotherapy Process
What Not to Expect from Psychotherapy
Smiling therapist talks with young woman
How Cognitive Behavior Therapy Works
Woman reading a book on a window ledge
How Mental Health Professionals Use the DSM Today
benefits of problem-solving therapy
What Is Problem-Solving Therapy?
Woman in anxiety therapy.
The Best Types of Therapy to Treat Anxiety
Sand tray therapy helps heal a variety of psychological wounds.
How Sand Tray Therapy Works
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The Benefits of Mindfulness-Based Art Therapy
Veteran speaking to therapist
What Is Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)?
Group therapy
How Gestalt Therapy Works
Psychologist in office
What Ethical Guidelines Do Psychologists Follow?
How Bibliotherapy Works
Therapist leading a group therapy session
The Steps to Becoming a Psychotherapist
Meaning in life can help to improve resilience.
What to Know About Logotherapy
Psychologist guiding patient through hypnotherapy
5 Myths About Hypnosis Debunked
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How Certain State Law Allow You Access to Your Therapy Notes
Conversion Therapy
Overview of Psychological Disorders and How They Are Diagnosed
is there a mental health test
Is There a Mental Illness Test?
patient with doctor
What Is Munchausen Syndrome?
Troubled teen
What Is a Psychological Evaluation?
Girl talking to a counselor
Choosing a Therapist to Help Your Troubled Teen
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How Psychoanalytic Therapy Works
Woman in Therapy
How Open-Ended Questions Can Help Patients in Therapy
Woman talking to a therapist
Finding a Therapist When You Have HSP Doesn't Need to Be Difficult
Young woman in therapy
Can Clients and Therapists Be Friends?
a teen in a counseling session with a therapist
Why You Should Bring Your Teen to Therapy
Woman Stealing Bottle Of Wine From Supermarket
What You Need to Know About Kleptomania
Communicating to patient
What's the Difference Between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist?
Psychologist having session with her patient
The Basic Methods of Therapy
Hispanic teenaged girl sitting alone at prom
The Health Consequences of Loneliness
Prescribing psychologists
Can Psychologists Prescribe Medications?
Gate Control Theory
Gate Control Theory for Pain Signals to the Brain
Teen talking to a therapist
My Teen Refuses to Go to Counseling—Now What?
A group therapy session.
The Recovery Model Standard of Mental Health Care
Group therapy
What to Expect From a Mental Health Occupational Therapist
counselor with client
Why Therapists Use Unconditional Positive Regard With Their Patients
thematic apperception test
What Is the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)?
Man discusses something with his therapist
When You Have Romantic Feelings for Your Therapist
Mental health
How to Find Mental Health Insurance & Get the Most From It
Serious young woman lying on sofa
How Energy Psychology Works
man in therapy session with psychologist
What Is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)?
Male life coach talking to young woman and pointing to paperwork
5 Differences Between Coaching and Psychotherapy
therapist with her client
How Client-Centered Therapy Works
Art therapy can be a useful treatment tool.
How Art Therapy Works
Electroconvulsive therapy machine
How Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Works
young woman with therapist in office
Cognitive Therapy Can Be Very Effective for Dealing With Stress
family therapy session
5 Types of Mental Health Professionals Who Can Provide Psychotherapy
group of men and women talking in a circle of chairs
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
How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Might Benefit Your Teen
Mother and daughter talking
How Cognitive Reframing Works
How Constructivism Helps People Make Their Own Life Path
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Best Drug Addiction Treatment Centers of 2021
Female mental health professional talks with patient
What Is Psychotherapy?