Posts Tagged: psychotherapy

Treating depression – a case for psychotherapy

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That psychotherapy is an effective method for treating depression is beyond doubt. A vast number of research studies, meta-analyses (combining data from several separate research projects) and review articles have demonstrated the importance and effectiveness of psychotherapy and psychological interventions for treating depression.


Depression – causes, symptoms, treatments

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Over the course of a lifetime 16% of the population will at some time be diagnosed with depression. Which symptoms are experienced, how severe they are, and how long they last depends on the individual. Depression can be successfully treated, even in the most severe cases, and the sooner the sufferer gets treatment the better the chance of recovery.


Mindfulness-based therapy

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Research on mindfulness-based approaches is increasing rapidly, and is finding more and more evidence that mindfulness-based therapy can help alleviate a variety of mental health problems and improve psychological functioning.


Gestalt Awareness and Dialogue

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Gestalt, or Gestalt therapy is a phenomenological-existential approach to counselling, psychotherapy, personal development and growth. Awareness and dialogue are the two primary components in the Gestalt approach.