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Types of Psychotherapy Used for Mental Health Problems


We are faced with constant challenges every day. Pressures at work, family problems, relationship issues, failures, financial constraints, illnesses, loss of a loved one, etc. constantly batter us, and if we are not strong enough we will succumb to these attacks and suffer from mental health illnesses like depression, anxiety disorder, substance abuse disorder and so on. Fortunately, psychotherapists and other mental health experts have formulated some psychotherapy approaches to treat people affected with mental health problems such as the following methods which are also used by psychotherapy in Palm Beach County, Florida.

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    It assists individuals in determining and changing harmful or ineffective behavior patterns and substituting them with more precise thinking and functional manners. This will help the affected person give attention to the present problems and find solutions to them. This is a popular method used by psychotherapists in treating mental illnesses like anxiety disorder in Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
    This kind of therapy is short-term. It aims to make patients comprehend what are the underlying interpersonal factors which could cause trouble, such as unsettled grief, conflict with loved ones, and issues associated with others. It teaches people to express feelings in healthy ways and methods for improving communication and how to interact with others. Several mental health problems have been treated using this method including the elderly persons disorders in Palm Beach Beach County.
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
    This treatment is founded on the thinking that childhood experiences and improper repetitive thoughts or emotions that are unconscious affect behavior and mental well-being. The psychotherapist works with the affected individual to enhance self-awareness and to change old tendencies to make him/her take charge of his/her life again. This works well with any behavioral issues.
  • Psychoanalysis
    This is a more intense type of psychodynamic therapy. Sessions are usually done three or more times per week.

These are just some of the psychotherapy approaches utilized at GROW Yourself LLC to help you overcome your mental health problem and improve your self esteem.

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