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.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: Does It Work?
Does cognitive behavioral therapy ease depression?
Psychiatry, Psychology, Counseling, and Therapy: What to Expect
WebMD explains the differences among psychiatry, psychology, counseling, and therapy, and what to expect from each
Psychotherapy for Depression
Psychotherapy is an effective treatment for clinical depression. Learn more from WebMD about how various forms of therapy work to help you gain new coping skills.
What Is Gender Dysphoria?
Gender dysphoria used to be called gender identity disorder. Experts have changed the way they consider it, with a focus on feelings of distress the person is experiencing.
When Cybertherapy Goes Bad
As more and more people seek psychotherapy online, experts worry that charlatans may take advantage of them.
How to Find a Therapist
Whether an adult or child needs therapy, finding the right therapist takes research, patience, and intuition.
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?
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.