Psychotherapy could be explained as a treatment that deals with the emotional or psychological disorder in one’s life that usually has an impact or deliberate effect on one’s life often emanating from the past.
What is counseling?
Although in many ways similar to psychotherapy, counseling is often a shorter term treatment which tends to deal with more recent and often quite specific difficulties.
Dr. Jennifer Baxt, DMFT, NCC, DCC
What is therapy?
Before understanding what therapy is about, one must first understand what the word means. As is the case with many medical terms, therapy was derived from a Greek term and is the attempt of treating a problem a patient is diagnosed with. In plain and simple terms, therapy means treatment. Treatment can take the form of certain prescriptions or exercises, depending on the problem.
Cognitive Therapy for Troubled Teens
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapy based on modifying cognitions, assumptions, beliefs and behaviors, with the aim of influencing disturbed emotions. The general approach, developed out of behavior modification, Cognitive Therapy has become widely used to treat various kinds of behaviors in adolescents including mood disorders and anxiety disorders.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Is It For You?
Depression is usually a very arduous health condition with which to live. Though, if you are enduring depression or indeed anxiety, panic disorder, social phobias, generalize anxiety disorder, or else any one of a number of other emotional troubles one can endure, all isn't lost. Therapy can help with managing your symptoms plus treat these problems at the core. One form of therapy you may consider is cognitive-behavioral therapy. CBT is also exceedingly effective for helping cope with physical disease such as cancer or diabetes.