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: