There are so many different types of therapists, it is hard to know which one is the best for your needs. A therapist who uses a variety of psychological theories and therapeutic methods is said to be: A psychoanalyst may use psychoanalysis (the talking cure) or other psychotherapeutic techniques like dream analysis, free association, or transference.
This type of therapy was developed by Sigmund Freud and has been used since the early 1900s. An art therapist might ask patients to create drawings as they talk about their problems; while an occupational therapist might suggest exercises that help people cope with issues such as anxiety or anger. The question of what type of therapist to see is complex.
Therapy can be costly and patients need to consider how much they are willing to spend as well as their insurance coverage, location, availability and the time commitment that is required with each type. There are many different types of therapists who may be a good fit for any individual’s needs, so it’s important for people considering therapy or currently in treatment not to feel like there’s one “right way” when it comes to mental health care. Therapy has been shown over and over again to help individuals heal from trauma by providing the tools they didn’t know existed before they started seeking help.