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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy and Counseling Defined Psychotherapy and counseling are synonymous terms to describe a professional relationship
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Types of Therapy

Over 400 types of therapies have been identified (Karasu, 1992; Bangar and Beutler, 1994), ranging
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Does Therapy Work?

The question is not “Does Therapy Work?”, but for whom, when, why and how does
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How does Psychotherapy Work?

This is the time to de-mystify the mysterious: the mechanics of therapy. It’s impossible to
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Therapeutic Alliance

A landmark meta-analysis of more that 450 studies of psychotherapy showed that the therapist’s orientation
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Goals of Therapy

In a formal and/or informal way therapist and client begin therapy by setting goals for
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General Tools of Therapy

Clients change during psychotherapy for many reasons, where many therapeutic and pharmacologic studies demonstrate a
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Stages and Sub-Stages of Therapy

Stages and Sub-Stages of Therapy Regardless of type, all effective therapy moves through the same
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Neuroscience of Psychotherapy

Therapy has long been described as the “talking cure.” In the first layer, therapy involves
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Research Supporting Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

Sampling/Summary The American Psychologist Journal (vol. 50: No. 12, 1995) published the results of a
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Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

The medium in traditional psychotherapy is conversation. It has long been touted as the “talking
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Ethics and Moral Principles in Psychotherapy

Ethics / Moral Principles in Psychotherapy The underlying principles therapists adhere to in doing psychotherapy
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Overarching Principles of Therapy

Effective therapists have a solid grounding in the basics of psychotherapy, a stylistic “disciplined flexibility”.
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Philosophy of Mindfulness

The tenet of mindfulness is: heightened awareness/attunement to presence. This includes being present for activities,
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Daily Life Mindfulness (without meditation)

For people to whom meditation seems too “airy-fairy,” hippie-like, ephemeral, not tangible. Being mindful is
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