Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) focuses on exploring relationships among a person's thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Studies of CBT have shown it to be an effective treatment for a wide variety of mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and schizophrenia.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) was originally developed to treat chronically suicidal individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Over time, DBT has been adapted to treat people with multiple different mental illnesses, but most people who are in counseling with DBT have BPD as a primary diagnosis.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR therapy) is used to treat PTSD, anxiety, phobias, chronic pain, performance enhancement to name a few. A number of studies have shown it can reduce the emotional distress resulting from traumatic memories. This approach follows a strict 8 phase protocol program to ensure efficacy and resolution.
Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories demonstrates that RTM methods are effective in facilitating change, promoting personal enrichment, and providing symptom relief. Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM) uses a short visualization process to retrieve and alter the memory in the counseling process.