Types of Therapy Articles

Internet Therapy – What You Need to Know for a Good Session

It can be nerve wracking to have your first internet therapy appointment. Even if you have tried counselling before, internet therapy feels different, and comes with some slightly different protocols. How can you prepare for your first online therapy session? [Not sure if internet therapy is right for you? Read our connected piece, “Is Skype Counselling Right For You?”.]...

What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy?

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is one of the most popular forms of talk therapy in the UK. Used for individual therapy as well as couples therapy and family therapy, it is traditionally a more long-term form of psychotherapy.  Psychodynamic therapy is also a popular school of psychotherapeutic thought drawn from by integrative therapists. What is psychodynamic psychotherapy? The main...

What is Schema Therapy, and Can It Help You Break Your Patterns?

A relatively new kind of psychotherapy, schema therapy was originally designed to help those who had personality disorders or found that other forms of psychotherapy just weren’t working for them. But its focus on understanding what drives our ways of being has also been found to help with depression, relationship problems, and general self-awareness. What is schema...

What is Logotherapy?

“Don’t worry, be happy!” chants the well-known pop song. But faced with a world where unemployment, bereavement and ill health can hit anyone at any time, and the media presents us with one global tragedy after another, this can seem nigh on impossible. Should we try harder to have a positive mindset? Be more relentless in...