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Types of Psychotherapies

Types of Psychotherapies

Niyati Thole233 07-Jul-2022

Psychiatry and psychology are overlapping professions. Practitioners of both psychiatrists and psychologists are mental health professionals. His specialty is the mind, and the way it influences behavior and well-being. They often work together to prevent, diagnose and treat mental illness. And both work to help people stay sane.

 But there is a difference between psychiatry and psychology. And people can sometimes find these differences confusing, especially when asking for help. To make things even more confusing, psychiatrists and psychologists aren't the only mental health professionals you can choose. We work with mental health issues such as mental health counselors, social workers, nurses, and nurses.

 Form of Psychotherapy

 There are many psychotherapy approaches that psychiatrists derive from treatment practices, also known as talk therapy. Often, different types of psychotherapy are appropriate for a particular type of problem. For example, some psychotherapies are primarily designed to treat disorders such as depression and anxiety, while others overcome relationships and barriers to life satisfaction. The focus is on helping it get done. Some forms of psychotherapy are one-on-one therapists, while others are group- or family-based. According to the American Psychological Association, these approaches fall into five main categories.

 Psychoanalysis or psychodynamic therapy. The idea behind this type of treatment is that people's lives are affected by unconscious problems and conflicts. The therapist's goal is to help people raise their level of understanding and coping with these problems to a conscious level. This may include dream analysis or research into a person's personal history.

 Behavioral therapy. This therapeutic approach focuses on learning and behavior to change unhealthy behavioral patterns. Some therapists try to help patients learn new relationships by promoting certain behavioral changes using a system of rewards and punishments. Another approach involves a controlled series of exposures to the phobia's trigger and can desensitize a person to irrational fear.

 Cognitive therapy. The focus of cognitive therapy is human thinking. The idea is that dysfunctional thoughts lead to dysfunctional feelings and behaviors. The goal is to help the person identify unhealthy thought patterns and identify and change false beliefs.

 Group therapy. One or more behavioral therapists train 5 to 15 patients several hours a week. Groups are often designed to deal with specific issues such as obesity, social anxiety, sadness, chronic pain, and substance abuse.

 Humanistic therapy. This therapeutic approach is based on the idea that people can make rational decisions and maximize their potential. This approach to therapy is often client-centered and the client is considered an authority on what is going on inside.

 Integrated therapy or holistic therapy. This approach is based on the integration of multiple therapeutic approaches based on the individual needs of the client. For example, cognitive-behavioral therapy is a combination of two individual therapies that focus on both thought and behavior.

An inquisitive individual with a great interest in the subjectivity of human experiences, behavior, and the complexity of the human mind. Enthusiased to learn, volunteer, and participate. Always driven by the motive to make a difference in the sphere of mental health - and normalize seeking help through a sensitive and empathetic approach

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