The Benefits of Family Therapy

Can family therapy help and what is it designed to accomplish? As a structured form of psychotherapy, family therapy (or family-based intervention) aims at reducing stress and relational conflicts in the home environment by improving interactions between family members. For people recovering from substance addiction, family therapy can be an important component of relapse prevention.  […]

How Can Psychodynamic Therapy Heal Complex Trauma?

Psychodynamic therapy is rooted in traditional psychoanalysis. it draws from object relations, ego psychology, and self-psychology. It was originally devised as a more brief alternative to psychoanalysis. Similar to cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy intends to create changes in behavior. Unlike cognitive behavioral therapy, which focuses on conscious thoughts and behaviors, psychodynamic therapy emphasizes the […]

How Can You Get the Most Out of Each Therapy Session?

Attending therapy can help you overcome distressing memories and heal from mistakes made in more recent times. For therapy to be effective, you have to acknowledge that you have the power to make a positive transformation. Therapy can help you get back on your feet if you put in the effort and allow your therapist […]

The Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Treatment

Traditional Uses for Dialectical Behavior Therapy Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is an empowering skill and behavior-based treatment that is effective in treating borderline personality disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. DBT includes four core elements with components of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). The first of the four elements involve serving the five functions of treatment through enhancing […]

How to Cope With the Rise in Online Therapy Clients

  Online therapy has been available in some form for years.  Still, recent events have rapidly increased the number of clients who see their therapist remotely, according to a 2021 article in the American Psychological Association titled “Online Therapy is Here to Stay.”  Online therapy has become more mainstream for clients who would typically seek […]