The BACP says that therapy is time set aside by you and the therapist to look at what brought you to therapy. But, there has to be more to it than that, or why would you invest your hard-
My belief is that therapy empowers you to change; to see things more clearly, to be more accepting of yourself, and to cope more adaptively with life. It enables you to live more comfortably in the world, with yourself and with your fellow men; rooted boldly in the present – not trying to escape from reality by living in the past, in the future, or in a fantasy world, built in your own mind, to reduce the pain of existing in the here and now.
Therapists help you discover the route and support you on your journey towards becoming what/who you want to be, without influencing your choice of goal or how you choose to achieve it.
Sometimes you may have a clear-
How many therapies are there?
In the UK, around 200 different types of psychotherapy are practised. Some are recognised, and utilized by the NHS; others are not. I work only with a few, recognised, therapies:
The foundation of my work is
The ‘core conditions’ of Person-
Some other models of psychotherapy I use in my work are:
o Behavioural Therapy;
o Cognitive Therapy;
o Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
o Dialectical Behavioural Therapy;
o Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing;
o Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy;
o Transactional Analysis