Psychotherapy

what is it?

Also known as talk therapy, psychotherapy is the general term for spending time with a trained therapist to diagnose and treat mental, emotional and personality problems.

Our team of clinical psychologists, psychotherapists, and psychodynamic specialists work with individuals, couples, families and children to help them overcome a range of mental health and emotional issues. We use a variety of therapies and non-medical based treatments to help you address your feelings, deal with inner conflicts, and cope with grief and distress.

Who needs it ?

Psychotherapy gives you the opportunity to find the solutions to problems including:

  • Addictions
  • Aggressive and violent behavior
  • Anxiety
  • Attention problems
  • Bereavement and grief
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Hallucinations
  • Mood disorders
  • OCD
  • Panic attacks
  • Paranoia
  • Personality disorders
  • Prenatal/postnatal depression
  • Redundancy
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-harming
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress
  • Suicidal thoughts

therapies

We offer a variety of therapies to suit individual needs including:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Bereavement and grief counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples therapy and pre-marital counselling
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Eclectic therapy
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Psychoanalytical psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal psychotherapy

process

Typically, you will meet your therapist once a week. The course of treatment will depend on:

  • The nature, severity and duration of the problem
  • Individual resilience and coping style
  • Your support network

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