These therapies are designed to help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Qualified mental health therapists apply research-based techniques to help people develop more effective coping and life skills. Psychotherapy is very useful for people with various psychiatric disorders, chronic health conditions and intolerable life’s stresses by having them understand their illness or situation better, by teaching them strategies and giving them tools to deal with stress and unhealthy thoughts and behaviors.
Sometimes these mental therapies alone may be the best treatment for a person, depending on the nature of their condition and its severity. Other times, psychotherapy is combined with medications. These therapies are a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and the therapist, who provides a supportive environment that allows to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental.
These therapies can be provided in different settings such as:
Couple’s & Family Therapy