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8

Narrative Family Therapy

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There were two therapists that developed the Narrative Therapy, David Epston and Michael White. The main approach of this therapy is managing to separate the problem itself from the person that encounters it. The way narrative therapy is employed is similar to a group therapy and counseling sessions and it bases on supporting people in […]

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Sep

8

Narrative Therapy Techniques

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The branch of mental therapy known as narrative therapy is basically an approach that is collaborative and respectful, which is used for community work and counseling. The focus here is on the lives of the people and their stories and the main idea is that every problem is based on political, cultural or social contexts. […]

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Sep

8

Interpersonal Psychotherapy Techniques

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Interpersonal therapy is a therapeutic approach that uses the relationships of the patient in order to change his or her condition for the better. By improving the communication patterns of the patient, as well as the way that he or she relates to people, this therapy aims to treat depression. The interpersonal therapy comprises a […]

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Sep

8

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression

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Interpersonal therapy is a method of treating depression and it is a short-term therapy with a precise, therefore limited focus of treatment. It is a very spread therapy mainly because it proved to be no less efficient than a drug-based therapy (antidepressants), also with a short-term application. Even if it was developed at first just […]

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Sep

8

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

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The interpersonal psychotherapy is a therapy time bound, which usually last for fourteen to sixteen weeks and bases itself on the alliance between the patient and the therapist. During these therapeutic sessions, the therapist uses empathy to connect to the patient and, thus, makes the patient connect to him, too. He tries to make the […]

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Sep

8

Expressive Writing Therapy

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A form of expressive therapy is the writing therapy. This bases its practice on the idea that gradually writing his or her feelings, a patient can show improvement in dealing with emotional trauma, by simply processing the words he or she wrote and becoming aware of its meanings. This therapy can be applied both to […]

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Sep

8

Expressive Therapy Activities

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There are a number of situations in which our own mind becomes some sort of enemy, generating a various number of attempts against our own health. When things we confront with day by day at work or outside the work environment start to pile up, stress is also gathered and this is a very dangerous […]

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Sep

8

Expressive Arts Therapy

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The definitions of art therapy often vary due to its roots, both in psychotherapy and art. One of the two methods is making art and which is also, by itself, a therapy and the second is the relationship settled and the exchange that takes place between the art practicing patient and the therapist himself. Along […]

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Sep

8

Body-Oriented Psychotherapy

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There is a type of psychotherapy that uses the body as a doorway to the psychic of person, by gathering information from it and also using it as a tool to improve certain aspects from his or her psychological life. Of course, this is not the only approach of this therapy called body oriented or […]

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Sep

8

Behavior Modification Therapy

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Behavior changing techniques have been applied in order to alter the way an individual behaves or reacts to certain stimuli, be it through negative or positive reinforcement of certain aspects of the adaptive behavior. Satiation, extinction and punishment are ways the altering of one’s behavior can take place. All these techniques have been demonstrated empirically […]

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