Therapist and Therapy
Therapy and therapists come in a variety of contexts. On this website we will discuss the major types of mental health therapy.
What is the meaning of a Therapist and Therapy?
Therapy, or treatment, in the general sense is the remediation of a health problem. In the context of this website, the term 'therapy" is defined as an attempted remediation of a mental health related problem. A therapist is the person providing the treatment, help or remediation.
Therapy can be practiced by a psychologist, psychiatrist, social worker, other mental health professionals, minister (pastoral counselor) or a lay person (a person without specific education, training, or credentials). Before entering into any therapeutic program, you should carefully check out the therapists credentials and experience.
Several of the most commonly thought about mental health therapies are listed below and each is linked to more information regarding the specific treatment.
neuro-Linguistic programming therapy
Types of Psychotherapy
In order to demonstrate the variety of psychological therapies that abound, below is a list of "psychotherapies". Included are some approaches that may not call themselves a psychotherapy but reportedly have a similar aim of improving mental health and well being through talk and other means of communication.
Please note that Inclusion on this list has nothing to do with the reliability or validly of the treatment approach.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Body Mind Psychotherapy
Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy
Cognitive analytic psychotherapy
Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy
Concentrative movement therapy
Conversational Model (The)
Core process psychotherapy
Daseins analytic psychotherapy
Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy
Dialectical behavior therapy
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Family systems therapy
Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy
Human givens psychotherapy
IBP Integrative Body Psychotherapy
Internal Family Systems Model
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Method of Levels (MOL)
The Moving Cycle
Multicultural Counseling and Therapy (MCT)
Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
Object relations theory
Personal construct psychology (PCP)
Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (PBSP)
Process Oriented Psychology
Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)
Person-centred (or Rogerian) psychotherapy
Solution focused brief therapy
Self Relationship (or Sponsorship)
Thought Field Therapy
Transactional analysis (TA)
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