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What is psychodynamic therapy?

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Psychodynamic therapy is based on the assumption that a person is having emotional problems because of unresolved, generally unconscious conflicts, often stemming from childhood. The goal of this type of therapy is for the patient to understand and manage these feelings better by talking about the experiences. Psychodynamic therapy is done over a period of at least several months, although it can last longer, even years.

From: Mental Health and Psychotherapy WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on February 21, 2018

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