This is an evidence-based, action-oriented, psychosocial form of therapy that focuses on the role of our thoughts (cognition) and actions (behaviours) in the maintenance of psychological problems. Treatment focuses on understanding and changing maladaptive thinking patterns and replacing undesirable behaviours with more adaptive ones.
This is an scientifically-based approach that utilizes methods that help individuals accept, express, regulate, make sense of and transform emotion. Emotions tell us what is important in a situation and thus guide as to what we need or want. Connecting to these emotions in the presence of an attuned therapist will help you identify the right course of action.
This is an insight-oriented therapy that focuses on helping individuals increase their self-awareness and understanding of the past on present behaviour.
This is a modified form of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) that is comprehensive and evidenced-based. DBT teaches clients better cope with stress, regulate emotions, and improve relationships with others. Emotion validation/acceptance and learning new behaviours and skills
via skills training (e.g., mindfulness, emotion-regulation, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness), exposure therapy, cognitive therapy, and contingency management are core aspects of this type of therapy.
This is a body-oriented type of therapy that integrates sensorimotor processing (understanding body-based symptoms and feelings) with cognitive and emotional processing. This type of therapy draws heavily on neuroscience and the science of attachment.
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