Eclectic Therapy

Eclectic therapy is a highly personalized therapeutic approach tailored to meet the individual client’s needs. It combines a variety of treatment orientations, techniques, and philosophies to create a custom program. Rather than adhering to a specific therapeutic approach, an eclectic therapist is flexible, using whichever techniques work best for a client. An eclectic therapist will usually balance listening and advice giving, as well as use all techniques that are available to them to treat their clients as successfully as possible. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s eclectic therapy specialists today.

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My therapeutic style integrates multiple modalities. I believe that our styles must align with the needs of our clients.

— Elyssa Helfer, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

I have had many, many trainings on different approaches, and I try to utilize the best one for your unique issues and personality. Because of these experiences, I am able to tailor therapy to fit your needs!

— Jessica Foley, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Waltham, MA
 

I believe in individualized care. Eclectic Therapy uses a variety of techniques and gives us the flexibility to tailor your sessions to best treat your current challenges, as well as any changes along the way.

— Keith Elias -Shetland Counseling, LLC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Parsippany, NJ

I consider myself the anti-magician of therapy. Early on I will help you define goals and come back with a menu of recommended, research based treatment options. WE will collaborate on what your treatment will look like and I will let you know all the 'tricks' I use and why. Our time together will be custom fit to you, your goals, and your needs.

— Cody Glover, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX
 

I am knowledgeable about and trained in many modalities and interventions, but above all I take a flexible, integrative approach. I tend to draw on multiple techniques for an individualized, multifaceted therapy experience for my clients.

— Kirsten Cannon, Counselor in Memphis, TN

I use a number of different tools and techniques from several different treatment orientations. Often times this eclectic approach works well helping client's reduce and manage their anxiety and depression as well as other issues.

— Jason Thompson, Licensed Professional Counselor
 

What works for one person may not work for another; eclectic therapy shifts us away from the "one size fits all" model.

— Erin Callahan, Therapist in , MD

If you want one singular modality. I may not be the right fit. I provide a unique blend of theoretical and magically transformative approaches paired with intuitive guidance. My aim is to find the shortest route for you to access your wellbeing. It is an art as much as a science, for no two individuals are the same.

— Lisa Love, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Serving all of Maine online, ME
 

I utilize eclectic psychotherapy defined by APA as “any psychotherapy that is based on a combination of theories or approaches or uses concepts and techniques from a number of different sources, including the integrated professional experiences of the therapist. With the more formalized prescriptive eclectic psychotherapy, the clinician attempts to customize psychological treatments and the therapeutic relationship to the specific needs of individual clients."

— Christian Greene, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC

I focus primarily on building my relationship with my clients and then sharing therapeutic tools as they become relevant. Studies have shown that the biggest indicator of positive change for clients is the quality of relationship they feel they have with their therapist, so this is my anchor. The principles of building relationship that I strive to embody are authenticity, compassion, and creation of a collaborative relationship that focuses on the client needs.

— Elizabeth Hawkins, Sex Therapist
 

I have over 12 years of experience, training, and certifications in several types of therapies and I find using a blend of approaches to fit my clients' needs works best.

— Jessi Frothingham, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR

Psychotherapeutic care is an individualized process, curated and crafted for the unique person. I pull from many psychotherapeutic modalities, treatments, theories, frameworks, techniques, skills, and strategies and tailor treatment as appropriate. I take a holistic and collaborative approach to care! This is YOUR therapy, after all. I am trained in gut-directed hypnotherapy to help reduce gut-health related flares, such as from IBS, IBD, or GERD.

— Dianne Goetsch, Psychotherapist in , MI
 

I am able to draw from different modalities and theories to help work through various different symptoms and presenting problems, from Freudian, Eriksonian, Attachment theory, Person Centered, to Trauma Focused.

— Rosemary Cabanillas, Clinical Social Worker in Little Neck, NY

I utilize an eclectic counseling approach adapting techniques from evidence-based counseling therapies to suit your needs based on your unique situation and aspired goals. The therapies I often borrow from are Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Existential Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Many of the techniques in these therapies are designed to illuminate the innate strengths and resources you possess and develop new insights leading to greater self-awareness and conscious action.

— Jerry Ochoa, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Turlock, CA
 

Eclectic therapy is a mix and match of different theories to customize treatment according to what you need. Every person requesting therapy is different, as is their story, and that is why incorporating a multi-model approach is effective. My sessions offer the freedom to speak your mind and share your deepest secrets, to let go, and process them through your mind, and finally experience true peace. Let's see if we can work together and enjoy the journey!

— Jocelyn Morris-Bryant, MA, LMFT, LPCC, MPA, Marriage & Family Therapist in Long Beach, CA

Eclectic therapy refers to sourcing the best aspects of each theoretical orientation to the benefit of the client. I use CBT, existential, interpersonal, psychodynamic and solutions-focused to help you make progress in your life.

— Stefan Dombrowski, Psychologist in Mt. Laurel, NJ
 

According to the American Psychological Association, Eclectic Psychotherapy

— Keith Elias -Shetland Counseling, LLC, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Parsippany, NJ

I have an eclectic theoretical perspective and create planned change through a problem solving process. I am creative, flexible and solution focused.

— Rachelle Miller, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Spokane Valley, WA