Types of therapy
When it comes to counseling there are a range of different approaches or therapies that can be used. The following examples briefly outline some of the most commonly used therapies in counseling:
Taking an alternative approach to counseling, art therapy encourages clients to use artistic methods to communicate their issues as well as words. For more details contact our expert.
The principle idea behind behavioral therapy is that our behavior is learnt and can essentially be unlearn. This leads behavioral therapy to focus more on the present as opposed to looking back to the past. For more details contact our expert.
The way we think often leads to changes in our behavior, and cognitive therapy looks to reconcile issues where they begin – in our thoughts. For more details contact our expert.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
Focusing on the present, CBT is a practical therapy that aims to break down problems into smaller, more manageable issues. For more details contact our expert.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR is typically used to treat issues that originated from trauma; however it is starting to be used more widely for issues such as depression and anxiety. For more details contact our expert.
The therapy type encourages self exploration, with many varieties focusing on the ‘here and now’. For more details contact our expert.
Instead, psychoanalysis believes any psychological issues stem from childhood and need to be addressed in order to be resolved. For more details contact our expert.