There is powerful evidence that psychotherapy works.

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There is powerful evidence that psychotherapy works, but therapists must be accountable to prove that they know what they’re doing.

In psychotherapy, psychologists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives.


Psychologists apply research-based techniques to help people develop more effective habits. There are several approaches to psychotherapy, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and psychodynamic, among others, that help people work through their problems. Psychotherapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a psychologist. A psychologist provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. Most therapy focuses on individuals, although psychotherapists also work with couples, families and groups. To find a psychologist, ask your physician or another health professional. You can also use APA’s Psychologist Locator Service or call your local or state psychological association to find a psychologist licensed to practice in your state. The right match when choosing a psychologist is important. Most psychologists agree that an important factor in determining whether to work with a particular psychologist is your level of personal comfort with that person. Read more at

CBT, Pharmacotherapy Both Safe, Effective for Childhood Anxiety.

The combination of sertraline and CBT significantly improved clinician-reported primary anxiety symptoms and treatment response.

A meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatricsshowed that both cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and pharmacotherapy are effective treatments for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents younger than 18. Read more at

When Is The Right Time To See A Therapist? Experts Weigh In On How To Know & Why You’ll Benefit.

Like most things, the decision to start going to therapy is kind of different for everyone. Whether you’re thinking about it because you’ve been going through something really difficult lately, or because you simply need a sounding board for some changes you’re thinking about making in your life, seeing a therapist can be incredibly beneficial for anyone, for a whole host of reasons. Read more at

Therapy and Counseling.

Therapy and Counseling