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Types of Therapy

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of therapy in which clients are encouraged to attend to their thoughts and feelings and accept difficult emotions they are facing.


Biofeedback is a form of treatment that uses visual and/or auditory feedback to help clients make subtle changes to the body, which leads to improved mental and physical health.

Client-Centered Therapy

In client-centered therapy, the therapists’ job is to listen and accept the client without judgment while the client guides the therapy.

Couples Therapy

Couples therapy helps partners improve communication, resolve conflict and develop deeper understanding and respect for one another.


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) is designed to help individuals manage the distress associated with past trauma.

Existential Therapy

Existential therapy helps clients explore life’s meaning.

Family Therapy

Family therapy is centered around improving communication among family members, resolving conflict, and deepening family connections.

Gottman Method

The Gottman Method is a type of couples therapy designed to reduce conflict, increase intimacy, and develop a deeper sense of empathy in the relationship.

Individual Therapy for Adults

Individual therapy means working one-on-one with a mental health professional. Individual therapy provides a safe place to share concerns and address uncomfortable symptoms.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) helps clients identify and resolve relational experiences that may be contributing to depression.

Play Therapy

Play therapy, useful with children ages 12 and younger, uses play to help children explore their thoughts and feelings and learn to express themselves in healthy ways.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy

The focus of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) is on the present and future, rather than on the past.


Teletherapy means therapy that is provided remotely through the use of technology, including telephone and video.

Art Therapy

Art therapy uses tools for creative expression, such as drawing, sculpture and collage, to reduce distress and enhance self-awareness.

Child Therapy

Therapy can help children and pre-teens work through difficult issues and build new coping tools. Child therapy is creative and playful, and matches the child’s developmental stage.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps to increase awareness of negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors, and to build tools for challenging these negative patterns.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a skills-based form of therapy that focuses on accepting how one feels in the moment and developing tools for change.

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) helps couples and families identify patterns that are creating distress and guides them toward more trusting interactions.

Exposure and Response Prevention

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that is used to treat anxiety disorders, particularly Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Gestalt Therapy

Gestalt Therapy focuses on the present moment, and uses techniques such as role playing and re-enactment to improve self-awareness and life satisfaction.

Humanistic Therapy

The goal of Humanistic Therapy is to help clients better understand themselves and develop a strong sense of self acceptance.

Internal Family Systems

According to Internal Family Systems, the essence of who you are is a compassionate core Self, and the goal of therapy is to heal this core Self.


Mindfulness is about being in the present rather than focusing on the past or worrying about the future. Mindfulness training is often integrated into other forms of therapy.

Psychodynamic Therapy

Psychodynamic therapy focuses on identifying the root of one’s emotional patterns in order to develop greater insight into current function.

Teen Therapy

Teen therapy provides a safe place to obtain guidance and support, and is a good resource as teens work to develop positive coping skills and build independence.

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