Common Therapies Used By Anne
All therapists and counsellors are guided by a theoretical
approach or by a few approaches.
There are a many, many approaches and there are many reasons why a specific approach is
There are a number of reasons for this diversity:
||Therapists and counsellors are trained differently depending on
the post graduate degree they have completed
||Their experience within the therapeutic environment
||New emerging scientific support
||New emerging theories, personal fit for the therapist and
||The complexity of each human being.
Here are some common therapies used by Anne depending on the clients issues,
requirements and experiences.
Collaborative Problem Solving
Developed by Dr. Ross Greene, Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is based on the following
- Children are a challenge because they lack certain skills that are being required of
- The best way to help these challenging children is to work together (collaboratively)
with the child to solve the problems with the child.
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about Dr. Ross Greene's Collaborative Problem Solving.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
What we think, affects how we feel, and what we do. This is the basis of Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is useful for many issues such as anxiety, depression, chronic pain, behavior
problems, self esteem and many other issues.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, when it used and how it works.
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy is a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Play
Therapy. It is usually used with children aged 3 to 11 and encourages children to express their feelings and
experiences through play.
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Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is used to help adults and
children who are suicidal and who struggle with self-harm. It has now become the treatment of choice for
individuals with Borderline Personality disorder (BPD) as well.
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regarding Dialectical Behavior Therapy and what it is used for.