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Types of Therapy: Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)

Types of Psychotherapy | Posted by Nicola Keane | July 28 2017 | | Tags: , , , ,
Self-compassion

Compassion focused therapy (CFT) is a relatively new therapeutic approach that was developed by Paul Gilbert. Buddhist psychology has a long tradition of compassion focused approaches which has greatly inspired the development of CFT. The main aims of CFT are to promote mental and emotional healing by encouraging individuals in treatment to be compassionate toward […]

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Types of Therapy: Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Types of Psychotherapy | Posted by Tess O'Leary | March 3 2017 | | Tags: , ,
Couch

For many people, the word ‘psychotherapy’ conjures up images of the client, lying on a long couch, professing their inner-most secrets and conflicts to a note-taking therapist. In reality, most modern psychotherapy sessions look nothing like this. So where did this picture come from? One of the earliest forms of psychotherapy, based on the theory […]

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