Therapeutic Approaches

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SOLUTION FOCUSED BRIEF THERAPY  
Solution-focused therapy is a goal-directed collaborative process. It's aim is to promote to psychotherapeutic change by means of direct observation of the clients' responses to a series constructed questions. This form of therapy will root the sessions firmly in the present.
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PSYCHODYNAMIC THERAPY  
This form of therapy is an in-depth form of talk therapy. Throughout this process there is a focus on recognizing, acknowledging, understanding, expressing, and overcoming negative and contradictory/ambivalent feelings and repressed emotions.

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NARRATIVE THERAPY  
Narrative Therapy places an emphasis on the stories we develop and carry with us through our lives. As we experience events, interactions, and relationships we attach meaning to them. This meaning we assign develops into how we see ourselves and our world. We then form a story or narrative about our worlds.
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EMOTION FOCUSED THERAPY (EFT)  
Emotion Focused Therapy is based on attachment and bonding theories. It is built on the idea that emotions are crucial in our worlds and our identity. The focus during therapy is therefore bringing that emotion or sense of self into the therapeutic space. EFT is based on three principles that form a guide to working effectively with emotions:
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DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (DBT  
Dialectical Behavioural Therapy is a form of CBT that was originally designed for group therapy. However aspects of this therapy could also be adapted and used in individual settings. This approach firstly uses mindfulness to improve our capacity to accept and to be present in the current moment. It also addresses distress tolerance by increasing our ability to hold negative emotions rather than avoiding it.
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COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT)
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a psycho-social approach that aims to improve mental health. This approach focuses on challenging and changing negative cognitive distortions and behaviors. In this process we examine emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Through this we can often identify patterns that link our emotions, thoughts and behaviours that lead to each other.