Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) encourages mindfulness to overcome the negative attitudes, thoughts, and feelings that result from difficulties that come with life. ACT builds on a model of accepting our reactions, staying present, and making choices that then enable us to take action. Someone who struggles with social anxiety, continued stress, and depression could benefit from ACT.
Behavioral Therapy encompasses a wide range of therapies that are leveraged in targeting self-destructive behaviors. Behavior therapy is built on the belief that behaviors are learned and can be unlearned. For someone wanting to let go of unhealthy behaviors that are proving to be harmful, Behavioral Therapy is worth considering.
Breathwork encourages mindfulness and increased self-awareness via breathing exercises. Those with depression, anxiety, or extreme levels of stress may appreciate the pause, relaxation, and opportunity for reflection that breathwork brings.
Brief Psychotherapy is an approach that prioritizes the most efficient treatment. If you seek to achieve a goal within a specific number of sessions or by a certain date, you may opt for Brief Psychotherapy.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a short-term approach that allows you to address your goals by considering the thoughts, feelings, and experiences that support desired behaviors. This is a great option for you if you have a short-term goal you want to achieve, and desire the support and accountability that a therapist can provide.
By understanding how thoughts, attitude, and expectations can positively or negatively affect behavior and perception, the patient can be taught new behaviors that will lead to more satisfaction in life. Learning to ignore the very worst and most critical impulses and thoughts can increase the quality of life for those with mental health disorders such as depression, OCD, bipolar disorder or PTSD.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) promotes healing by providing skills to manage difficult emotions. Your therapist incorporates mindfulness, self-awareness, emotion regulation, and interpersonal communication into your treatment plan. DBT is a great modality if you are struggling with stress or anxiety, or if you find yourself overwhelmed by strong emotional reactions
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) is a structured form of healing that requires you to revisit painful and traumatic experiences in order to reduce the triggers and feelings of negativity towards the experience. You will be asked to focus on the trauma while your therapist helps to control the bilateral stimulation via controlled eye movements.
Grief Therapy addresses the emotions and thoughts that follow the loss of a loved one or pet. Grief Therapy is successful at managing pain and processing memories that you shared with the deceased in a way that is healing and positive for you.
Holistic Therapy goes beyond the diagnoses and sickness that you may have. You are viewed as a person, first and foremost. Holistic Therapy is a great route for someone who wants to approach their healing with their entire being taken into consideration, not just the symptoms and diagnoses that shape the way they experience life.
Mindfulness is the practice of being present and aware of your thoughts, feelings, and experience from moment to moment. This is an ideal practice for someone wanting to increase their self-awareness.
Motivational Interviewing helps you make decisions for yourself with conviction, based on motivation and positivity. This is a great form of therapy if your quality of life is negatively impacted by your indecisiveness and uncertainty.
Narrative Therapy has you step outside of your own shoes and involvement within a situation to gain understanding, insight, and a proactive perspective on it. The goal of Narrative Therapy is to empower you to make changes and control your narrative moving forward, in a way that feels true to who you are. This is a great option for anyone who needs insight to gain clarity on their current situations, and improve their future.
Positive Psychotherapy (PPT) intertwines humanistic and psychodynamic approaches to healing from pain. The idea is to rewire our brains to think about our painful experiences in a more positive way. This is a great approach for someone who struggles to find the silver linings in their experiences, and who would like to shift their attitude about their life.
Psychotherapy aims to treat mental disorders through talk therapy, as opposed to relying on medical means. Psychotherapy is a great approach for you if you can address your disorder and heal from it by talking about it or navigating your challenges, fears, thoughts, and emotions in other ways.
Solutions-Focused Therapy focuses on arming you with problem solving skills by focusing on the impact of your present decisions on your future. Solutions-Focused Therapy empowers you to become more goal oriented, rather than becoming paralyzed by problems. This therapy is recommended for anyone who struggles with managing and responding to their problems.
Strength-Based Therapy focuses on your internal strengths and resources as tools for overcoming failures, pain, and trauma. Your relationship with your therapist is collaborative, open, and non-hierarchical. Your community is viewed as a support system of resources, as opposed to being viewed as an obstacle.
A Supportive Psychotherapy relationship between you and your therapist is rooted in a positive alliance that empowers you and reinforces your self-esteem and self-awareness. Supportive Psychotherapy is a more gentle approach to unpacking painful experiences and challenges that you may be experiencing.
Trauma Therapy is designed to help you with your history of traumatizing experiences. Trauma Therapy incorporates a variety of other therapies that your therapist may deem helpful to your specific circumstances.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) is a type of therapy best suited for children and adolescents with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and/or anxiety. This approach is a cognitive behavioral, and aims to diminish your negative thinking surrounding the events.
Modality description resource: https://mentalhealthmatch.com/articles/therapy/glossary-therapy-approaches-modalities