Types of Therapy

Articles on therapies and modalities that can be used in both clinical or positive psychology centered coaching or therapy sessions.

ACT Therapy

ACT Theory: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Explained

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindfully oriented behavioral therapy that uses an eclectic and humanistic approach to help people accept and move on [...]

Benefits of Psychotherapy

7 Interesting Science-Based Benefits of Psychotherapy

Historically mental illness has been ‘treated’ in a host of dangerous and sometimes horrifying ways. Around 7000 years ago trepanation was the treatment de jour [...]

Music therapy benefits

What are the Benefits of Music Therapy?

Since the earliest days of humankind, music and the power of music, has been evident to us. After World War II, a new profession entered [...]

Music Therapy

What is Music Therapy and How Does It Work?

Have you ever been going about your daily business, when all of a sudden you hear a song that takes you right back to a [...]

4 Components of Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis: A History of Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory

Most people have heard of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, and many will have heard of some of his more controversial ideas, such as [...]

Advances in Relational Frame Theory

What is Relational Frame Theory? A Psychologist Explains

Have you ever thought about the amazing ability of humans to create associations between words—which are really just arbitrary combinations of sounds—and objects, events, and [...]

behavioural activation

Behavioral Activation Therapy: 14+ Techniques & Worksheets

Behavioral activation (BA) is a therapeutic intervention that is often used to treat depression. Behavioral activation stems from a behavioral model of depression that conceptualizes [...]

Interactive Guided Imagery Therapy

What is Interactive Guided Imagery Therapy? (Incl. Scripts)

Interactive Guided ImagerySM (IGISM) is a specific type of guided imagery (a practice relying on visualization) overseen by the Academy for Guided Imagery. Guided imagery [...]

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

7+ Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Worksheets

How do we deal with trauma? We all encounter trauma of one kind or another, but we are generally adept at coping with our mini-traumas. [...]


What Is Psychotherapy? 10 Common Types & Treatments

Psychotherapy is a talking treatment for mental health problems with roots in the ‘talking cure’ of psychoanalysis that was established by Freud at the end [...]

3 Positive CBT Exercises (PDF)