Increase your well-being and healing through talking
The purpose of psychotherapy, also known as “talk therapy,” is to treat a wide variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. The goal of psychotherapy is to help eliminate or control troubling symptoms so that a person can function better as well as to increase well-being and healing.
Psychotherapy can be used to address any number of problems, including difficulties coping with daily life, trauma, medical illnesses, loss, or specific mental disorders. There are several types of psychotherapy and some work better with certain problems or issues than others. Psychotherapy may be combined with medication or other therapies.
Types of Psychotherapy Include:
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behavior therapy
- Psychodynamic therapy
- Supportive therapy
- Animal-assisted therapy
- Creative arts therapy