Research shows psychotherapy, or “talk therapy,” is effective treatment for many disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress, and anxiety.
Psychotherapy is a team effort – a collaborative process. Client and therapist together guide the course, working toward the client’s goals.
Relationships require maintenance, and most of us learn those skills by trial-and-error. Some might think of it as trial-by-fire – ouch!
Psychologists use tests and interviews to quickly and respectfully obtain information they need to help their clients.