Psychotherapy and Therapy is a collection of different approaches and techniques that can help you understand the source of current difficulties, solve mental problems, improve the quality of life and develop your potential. One of the most important things in each therapy is to create safe therapeutic relation between client and therapist.
Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Focused on changing negative thoughts and behaviors that affect mood. Involves homeworks and planning behavioral experiments. Client sets specific goals to achieve. This is usually a short-term therapy.
Focused on whole client experience - thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Also focused on “here and now”. This approach often use role-play . The relation between client and therapist suppose be flexible and not dogmatic.
Focused on creating a safe therapeutic relation. Therapist offers client unconditional acceptance, doesn’t judge and criticize. It is assumed that in such conditions, each person is able to develop natural, innate potential. This is usually a long-term therapy.
Focused on relationships with parents and resolving unconscious conflict that was created in childhood and causes problems in adulthood. Also concentrated on the creation of a safe relation between client and therapist. This is usually a long-term therapy.
Focused on repressed experiences from early childhood that cause problems in adulthood. Often it analyzes dreams and free association. Also concentrated on the creation of a safe relation between client and therapist. This is long-term therapy, sessions can take place several times a week.
Focused on the functioning of the client in the context of his family and socio – cultural environment. The goal is to change too rigid family structure and boundaries in family relations (too liquid or too rigid). Usually, therapy is long-term.
Focused on the conscious and non-judgmental directing attention to the current moment. The goal is to experience life here and now. Involves work with thoughts and meditation techniques.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Focused on the present and the future. The goal is to solve the current client problem, based on his resources. The client decides what goals he wants to achieve and how long therapy will last.
Integrates cognitive - behavioral, psychodynamic and gestalt approach. Focused on identifying and changing maladaptive personal schemas.
Main aim of this therapy is to help gay, bisexual, transgender in their issues related to gender, sexuality, identity, sexual orientation, relationships, family and society.
Focused on bringing to complete stop or to reduce the frequency of taking psychoactive substances. The goal is to return to the healthy functioning in society and to develop new patterns of behavior and ways of coping.