What type of therapy or consultancy
method should you choose? This is an important question to
answer as if you are to commit to something you're going to want
to make sure it's the right choice for you. Fear not, the You.ie
guide to choosing the right approach is here to help.
CBT or Cognitive Behavioural
Therapy is a therapy that usually lasts for a series of months
that focuses on changing your thought patterns and working with
your environment to bring about improvements in wellbeing.
Counselling ranges from
several sessions to ongoing work for years and focuses on
working through feelings and experiences by a form of
conversation between you and your counsellor.
Hypnotherapy utilises the
power of your subconscious mind over the course of between 1 and
several sessions so that you can remove stubborn habits that
seem to have no logical reason for existing.
Integrative approaches may
mix aspects of all of these approaches in a client-centred way.
As every integrative approach is different it's important to
find out what methods are included in a programme.
NLP or Neuro Linguistic
Programming is a brief and rapid approach that focuses on using
the power of language to create immediate changes in your
Psychoanalysis is a long
term journey of self-exploration based on Freud's psychosexual
theories of the human mind often requiring multiple sessions a
week for a period of several years or more.
Psychiatry is treatment by a
medical doctor who may prescribe medication, offer a therapeutic
treatment or both. This can take anything from a few visits to
years of ongoing treatment.
Psychology is focused on
understanding the workings of the mind and the use of special
psychometric tests is something typical of this type of
consultancy which can range from a single visit to ongoing work.
Psychotherapy is a general
term to describe therapies that range between several sessions
and several months that often focus on the role of past
experience on our present feelings and actions.
should give you a general sense of what's out there. Click here
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