Types Of Psychotherapy

There are several broad types of psychotherapy that a client may be offered. Psychotherapists tailor what they offer to suit the client’s individual needs.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy allows you to talk to the therapist about whatever is going through your mind. This will help you to become aware of hidden patterns or meanings in what you say or do that maybe contributing to your problems.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioural therapy is a form of psychotherapy that examines how thoughts and beliefs are linked to feelings and behaviour. It teaches skills that retrain your behaviour and style of thinking to help you deal with difficult and stressful situations.

Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT)

Cognitive analytical therapy is a combination of psychodynamic psychotherapy and CBT. Your able to talk through your problems in order to work out how your behaviour causes problems, and how to improve it through self-help and experimentation.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

Interpersonal psychotherapy looks at the way an illness can be triggered by events involving relationships with others, such as disputes, bereavement or relocation. It helps you cope with the feelings involved, as well as how to work out coping strategies.

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