What is psychotherapy?

People often have questions about the nature of psychotherapy, especially if they've never been to a therapist before. On the pages below we try to answer at least some of your questions.

Psychotherapy Overview. Here we outline what usually happens in your first meeting, how things change when we move from assessment (getting to know you) to therapy (helping you move toward your goals), the length of appointments, the length of therapy overall, and how the process can help you make the most of the coverage, time, or investment you have.

What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)? CBT is the type of therapy most often practiced at Changeways Clinic. On this page we describe the process and some of the ideas behind CBT.

Three Tips to get the Most out of Therapy. Therapy is a significant investment of your time, energy, emotions, and, yes, often your money. You will want to get the most you can out of the experience. Here are three strategies.The field of clinical psychology has spent decades examining what can go wrong in people’s lives. We have classified the various disorders and have come up with effective treatments for many of them.