Types of Therapy Articles

Rapid Eye Movement Therapy – What’s it Like to Try?

Rapid eye movement therapy, officially called ‘eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing’ or ‘EMDR’, was developed to help people who have experienced trauma. Fairly new, it’s already evidence-based. And it’s increasingly popular here in the UK. But what is it actually like to try? Are the rumours about flashing lights true? Writer Jo Love shares her...

“Does Hypnosis Work?” Myths and Facts About Hypnotherapy

Curious about hypnotherapy? And wondering if it could work for you? But heard so many strange rumours, you’ve been asking yourself, “But does hypnosis work?”. Myths about hypnotherapy Of all modern therapeutic interventions, hypnotherapy and the trance state it uses, ‘hypnosis’, are perhaps surrounded by the most confusion and incorrect information. Learn the myths about...

What is an Educational Psychologist and Does Your Child Need One?

An educational psychologist might sound intimidating, but they can be a great help to you and your family. What is an educational psychologist? Educational psychologists could be seen as ‘learning experts’. They focus on the ways people best learn, and how learning can be adjusted so that the material in question is understood, retained, and...

What is Person Centred Therapy?

Are you interested in a therapy that focuses on what is right and not just ‘wrong’ with you? And that lets you decide what to talk about? Person-centred therapy (also called ‘client-centred therapy’, or ‘Rogerian therapy’, after its founder),  might be for you. [Would you like to try person-centred therapy? Book one of our Skype...

Trauma Therapy – What Actually Works?

Trauma, whether recent or from childhood, can leave us very sensitive. Things which might not upset others will trigger our body’s memory of trauma, leaving us a mess. So trauma therapy needs to take this into account. Instead of assuming regular therapy will work for your complex trauma or PTSD? Consider the following types of...

What is Reparenting?

Did you have a parent who struggled to give you the unconditional love and safety you needed as a child? Do you find that now, as an adult, you have difficult relationships? Or struggle to trust others? Reparenting might be a therapy tool for you. *Note that this article refers to psychotherapeutic reparenting, not any...

What is Ecopsychology?

What is ecopsychology? It attempts to answer important questions such as: What are the hidden psychological affects of the ways we as humans destroy our environment?  How can we learn about ourselves as human beings through our relationship with the natural world? What is Ecopsychology?  Ecopsychology is the collision of ecology and psychology. It goes beyond the idea...

What is Third Wave Therapy and “Third Wave CBT”?

Psychotherapy is not something that is set in stone. Like any field of thought or science, psychotherapy is constantly changing and being added to. What is third wave therapy? It is the next popular movement in Western psychotherapeutic thought.  What is a ‘wave’ in psychotherapy? With new research, new ways of working with clients are found. Often these...

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...