Psychotherapy / Counseling Directory
Psychotherapy or counseling relies on a variety of communication techniques to help bring about a change in the person's thinking or behavior and can help resolve conflicts. Children or adults may go to counseling alone or in groups. Sessions are guided by an experienced and qualified mental health professional. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about psychotherapy, how it works, when it's needed, and much more.
Choosing Depression Doctors, Therapists, and Psychiatrists
To get better, you need expert help. Here are some ways to prepare for your first visit to a doctor or therapist.
Types of Psychotherapy
WebMD explores the role of psychotherapy in treating and managing mental illness.
Schizophrenia Treatment: Types of Therapy and Medications
Schizophrenia treatment is centered on managing symptoms of the disease since there is no cure. Learn more about the types of therapy and antipsychotic medications used to treat schizophrenia.
Psychiatry, Psychology, Counseling, and Therapy: What to Expect
WebMD explains the differences among psychiatry, psychology, counseling, and therapy, and what to expect from each
Is Online Help Safe?
Attracted by the convenience, more and more people are seeking psychotherapy online. But are they really getting the treatment they need?
When Cybertherapy Goes Bad
As more and more people seek psychotherapy online, experts worry that charlatans may take advantage of them.
What ‘Am I Crazy?’ Really Means
When you find yourself asking "Am I crazy?" you probably aren't, but it's a clue that something is off. Find out three of the possibilities.
Can Couples Counseling Help?
You know to see a doctor for an ache or cough that won't go away. But where can you turn if your relationship needs a shot in the arm?