Psychotherapy (sometimes called “talk therapy”) is a term for a variety of treatment techniques that aim to help a person identify and change troubling emotions, thoughts, and behavior.
Depression, Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, Life Transitions, Women’s Issues
PTSD, Attachment Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, Marriage Distress, OCD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Weight / Body Issues
Depression, Anxiety, Attachment Issues, Relationship Conflict, Substance Abuse
You might be dealing with severe or long-term stress from a job or family situation, the loss of a loved one, or relationship or other family issues. Or you may have symptoms with no physical explanation: changes in sleep or appetite, low energy, a lack of interest or pleasure in activities that you once enjoyed, persistent irritability, or a sense of discouragement or hopelessness that won’t go away.
A health professional may suspect or have diagnosed a condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress or other disorder and recommended psychotherapy as a first treatment or to go along with medication.
You may be seeking treatment for a family member or child who has been diagnosed with a condition affecting mental health and for whom a health professional has recommended treatment.
An exam by your primary care practitioner can ensure there is nothing in your overall health that would explain your or a loved one’s symptoms.
Evidence-based therapies” have been shown in research to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other disorders.
Therapists and therapy can: