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What is psychotherapy? Talk Therapy.

What is CBT?And what does it stand for? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a form Psychotherapy. Basically your therapist tries to understand your thoughts, feeling and behavior and help you develop healthier ones. My psychologist recommended this form of therapy for me, but this therapy is effective for all types of mental illness. However, there are other types of psychotherapy:

  • Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Mentalization-Based Therapy (MBT)
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Therapy Pets

Talk to your therapist and/or psychologist to see which one is right for you.

NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Health) has great information on the various forms of therapy that I mentioned here. Click on the link below for more information:


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