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