Types of Therapy: Choosing the Right One for You
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Types of Therapy: Choosing the Right One for You

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A recent article in U.S. News and World Report discusses how to choose the right therapy for you.  The article goes into detail with the different types of mental health therapies, including psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and group therapy, that are available, typical treatments and which might help you.

The article also gives advice on where to start finding a therapist. It is important to be open and honest with your therapist so that they can help you find the best treatment option. Telehealth options for mental health services have expanded significantly and can be a good way to get access to therapy. If one approach isn’t working, your provider may be able to offer you a different tactic or refer you to another provider who specializes in a different kind of therapy. Most therapists will welcome open discussion about any feelings related to the therapy possibly not being the right fit. The goal of therapy is to help you feel and function more optimally in life. The article mentions that there are many options available, so don’t be afraid to try different things until you find what works best for you.

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