Psychotherapy is a huge field. There are many different types of psychotherapy. One way of trying to categorise psychotherapy is by the theory underlying each approach. Continue reading “Different types of therapy”
We can become emotionally harmed for a long time following experiences which are painful, distressing or shocking. These experiences may be “one off” events or may occur over a period of time.
A trauma following a single event can impact on a limited part of our life, e.g. a driving phobia following a car accident. It can also lead to more severe problems, such as experiencing distressing flashbacks. Continue reading
CBT can be used on different levels of “depth” depending on who is using it and the problem for which it is being used. Essentially it is a way of understanding how a problem works and the ways in which this problem is maintained, thus enabling us to find ways of working with the problem. Continue reading “Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)”