Definition: Psychotherapy is a term used to describe the process of treating psychological illness. A variety of professionals engage in psychotherapy including clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, social workers, and psychiatric nursers. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, group therapy, psychoanalytic therapy, and client-centered therapy are just a few of the different types of psychotherapy that can be used.
Learn more about psychotherapy.
- How to Become a Therapist
- Differences Between Psychologists and Psychiatrists
- Types of Psychotherapy
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