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.
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.
What Are the Treatments for Panic Attacks?
Treatment for panic attacks involves psychological therapy, medication, or both. It takes time to work, but the great majority of people recover and have no lasting effects.
The Diagnosis & Treatment of Depression
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of depression.
Doctors Who Treat Mental Illness
Choosing the right provider for your mental health needs is an important step towards getting proper treatment. Learn about doctors and therapists who treat mental illness.
Therapy From a Distance
For people who are too busy, homebound, or live in remote areas, Internet therapy is one of the few alternatives available.
Child Depression: What Should Parents Do?
If antidepressants aren't always safe for kids, as noted by the FDA, then what is? Parents are confused, frightened: What should we do when a child has depression?
When Cybertherapy Goes Bad
As more and more people seek psychotherapy online, experts worry that charlatans may take advantage of them.
Psychologists vs Psychiatrists
Confused by the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist? WebMD explains who does what and how that affects treatment.