Psychotherapy is an umbrella term for many practices aimed at treating emotional problems.
Supportive psychotherapy is designed to allow a person with mental health issues to voice concerns, and receive encouragement in finding practical solutions.
Treatment for PTSD
Treatments for PTSD include psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), but medication can also be prescribed in some cases.
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps a person to change unhealthy or damaging thinking habits, feelings and behaviours.
Treatment for paranoia
People with paranoid thoughts can find it hard to trust a mental health professional, but with a positive relationship, recovery is possible.
Treatment for mental illness
Mental illness is treatable, and most people with mental illness recover to live productive and happy lives. Treatment can vary depending upon the person, their medical history and circumstances.
Treatments for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD)
There’s no specific medication to treat NPD. However, people with NPD sometimes also develop depression or anxiety, and in such cases antidepressant medications may be beneficial.
Treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD)
Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) combines support, psychological therapy and, in some cases, medication. Find out more about BPD.
Psychiatrists vs psychologists
Confused by the difference between psychiatrists and psychologists? Read more about how they differ in education and approach, referral requirements and costs.
Mastering OCD is an app designed to lessen the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder. It’s downloadable from the Google Play Store and Apple iOS Store.