Some people have equated the process of finding the right therapist to “dating around,” and you may have some dud dates before you find “the one.” To help you navigate this complex process more easily, we’ve compiled the following brief guide to help you narrow the search for the right psychotherapist in NYC.
Psychotherapy is commonly recommended for the treatment of depression and/or anxiety. Because psychotherapy centers largely around self-exploration, it can be highly useful for people seeking to improve themselves and know themselves better, those wanting help reaching their goals, and those who simply want to live a life free from harmful habits and past conditioning.
Here’s a quick guide to the most widely-practiced therapeutic approaches: CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Gestalt, Person-Centered therapies.
Misconceptions have plagued the mental health field for decades. In the information era, though, it’s easier than ever to fact check many of the most common myths about treatment for depression, anxiety and beyond. Even with search engines at our fingertips, misconceptions still persist. If you’re considering therapy but have reservations, it’s worth exploring the truth behind many of the most common myths about the process. Here are five: