Types of Therapy Articles

Is Transactional Analysis Therapy Right For You?  

Transactional analysis therapy troubleshoots your social interactions and improves your self-awareness.  Created in the 1950s as a challenge to the then popular psychoanalysis, it aimed to be a therapy that was more accessible and produced measurable results. The result is that TA is a structured and practical system to create change in your relationships and life.  [Read more...

What is Transactional Analysis?

Are you interested in a form of therapy that helps you troubleshoot the ways you behave around others?  Would you like to understand why are one way around one person, and entirely different with another?  Then transactional analysis might be for you. What is transactional analysis? Transactional analysis is interested in the interactions between people....

What is Gestalt Therapy?

Gestalt therapy is quite unique in the field of psychotherapy. It is  more about experiencing than analysing, and more about the present moment than your past. By no means a newcomer, gestalt therapy was developed as far back as the 1940s, and was very popular in the 60s and 70s. It is now enjoying a renaissance...

The Humanistic Approach – What Types of Therapy Use It, and Is It For You?

The humanistic approach  believes in human potential, and your capacity to grow and change in positive ways.   The “Humanistic” movement is referred to as the ‘third wave’ of therapeutic thought, arising in reaction to the first two waves of psychodynamic therapies and behavioural therapies. The founders of the humanistic approach felt that these other schools...