Psychological treatments a.k.a psychotherapy is a range of cognitive and behavioural techniques which are designed to improve the mental health of the clients and to help individuals explore and change what they think about their life and free themselves from unhelpful patterns of their behaviour. Psychology may address specific forms of diagnosable mental health issues and everyday problems in relationships.
Psychological treatments, usually termed as Psychotherapy, have been proven to work for a variety of mental health issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and other mental health issues. Psychology treatment is sometimes referred to as Counseling, Psychosocial Therapy, Solution-focused Brief Therapy or Talk Therapy.
Psychotherapies are specifically designed to help people overcome challenges, develop coping strategies, and lead happier and healthier lives. Psychotherapies are usually executed by trained and experienced psychologists (clinical psychologists or counseling psychologists) who are qualified to assess, diagnose and treat the various mental health conditions.
1SOFTMIND provides evidence based psychological treatments for people with depression, stress, anxiety and other mental health problems and our treatment has proven be unique and has helped many in need. The nature of therapy and the method involved thereby, might differ based on the requirements and complexities. Based on that, the different therapies provided would be one or more among the following:
Individual Therapy: it involves working in conjunction with a Psychotherapist.
Couples Therapy: it involves couples working with a therapist to analyse and improve how they are doing in their relationships and taking necessary steps for the betterment of the same.
Family Therapy: this therapy primarily focuses on improving the mobility within families and usually involves multiple individuals within a family unit.
Group therapy: it involves a small group of individuals who share a common goal. This approach allows members of the group to support and accept others and to train new behaviors within the supported and receiving groups.
There are a variety of techniques and practices used in psychotherapy by psychologists:
Behaviour Therapy: it entails a broad range of techniques used to change maladaptive behaviors in individuals. The goal here is to reinforce desirable behaviors and eliminate the unwanted ones.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): a set of cognitive and behavioural techniques focused on changing negative thoughts and maladaptive behaviors. CBT is used to treat a range of conditions including phobias, addiction, depression and anxiety.
Psychoanalytic Therapy: psychoanalytic approach involves delving into a person’s thoughts and past experiences to seek out unconscious thoughts, feelings and memories that may influence one’s behavior.
How are Psychological Treatments at Softmind Unique?
Experienced, registered and qualified clinical psychologists, counseling psychologists deliver psychotherapy.
We provide evidence-based psychotherapies that is a combination of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Psychological Counseling, Hypnotherapy, Practical Oriented, Hands-on form of therapies that use expressive tools and modalities, Food for the Brain, Psychiatric Medication and Ayurvedic Psychotherapy.
What Clinical Psychologists, Rehabilitation Psychologists and Counseling Psychologists do
Clinical, Counseling and Rehabilitation Psychologists work with children, young people, adults and older adults. They work with people who may be experiencing mental health, physical health or disability difficulties. Psychologist works with people experiencing a range of difficulties that can occur at any time in their lives.
Psychologists aim to reduce psychological distress and promote psychological well-being. They help people who face the following difficulties:
- Adverse Life Events
- Unusual Experiences
- Drugs and/or Alcohol Use
Clinical Psychologists, Rehabilitation Pyschologists and Counseling Psychologists provide consultation, training and supervision to other professionals and other agencies.
Psychologists work is focused on how people think, feel and behave and the impact this has on them and on their relationships with others.
Clinical psychologists and rehabiltation psychologists work with people with a wide range of illnesses, conditions and disorders.
These might include:
- Serious and Enduring Mental Illness
- Adjustment to Physical Illness
- Neurological Disorders
- Addictive Behaviours
- Childhood Developmental and Behaviour Disorders
- Personal and Family Relationship Problems