Learn about Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Wednesday, 08 October 2014 by

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is a psychological treatment that can help people with emotional and relationship problems. It is also referred to as ‘psychoanalytic psychotherapy’, but for practical purposes both terms mean the same thing. One of the main ideas in psychodynamic therapy is that when something is very painful we can find ourselves trying to ignore

What is CBT?

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 by

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a relatively short term, focused approach to the treatment of many types of emotional, behavioural and psychiatric problems. The application of CBT varies according to the problem being addressed, but is essentially a collaborative and individualised program that helps individuals to identify unhelpful thoughts and behaviours and learn or relearn

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Monday, 06 October 2014 by

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) gets it name from one of its core messages: accept what is out of your personal control, and commit to action that improves and enriches your life. The aim of ACT is to maximise human potential for a rich, full and meaningful life. ACT (which is pronounced as the word

In the practice of mindfulness, you begin by utilizing one-pointed attention to cultivate calmness and stability, but then you move beyond that by introducing a wider scope to the observing, as well as an element of inquiry. When thoughts or feelings come up in your mind, you don’t ignore them or suppress them, nor do

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