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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a behavioral therapy approach that incorporates mindfulness and acceptance strategies to help you change the way you relate to distressing thoughts and feelings. ACT worked to increase four psychological flexibility and reduce suffering and pain. ACT interventions include mindfulness practice, metaphors, and experiential exercises to develop psychological flexibility, drop the struggle with negative thoughts and emotions, and live a value-driven life.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an active, collaborative treatment based on the cognitive model, which assumes that the way that we think about, or perceive, situations impact our emotional and behavioral reactions. CBT is well-research and has been shown to be effective for a wide range of psychological problems, such as depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, insomnia, and more. CBT works by targeting the thoughts and perceptions about situations to help us change the way that we respond.
Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) is a form of therapy that was developed to treat depression and focuses on interpersonal relationships. IPT addresses problems in social roles and relationships that may have contributed to the development or maintenance of depression. These problems include the loss of a loved one, disruptions or conflicts in significant relationships, difficulty adapting to changes in relationships or life circumstances, and problems related to interpersonal difficulties.
Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is defined as a pattern of disruptive, and noncompliant behaviors (anger, outbursts, defiance, etc ) usually directed towards an authority figure like parents and teachers. These behaviors can cause significant distress for both the parents and the child. Behavioral parent training has been shown to be effective in helping parents manage difficult behaviors and reduce family stress.
Anxiety is a normal human response and, at times, can be helpful in keeping us safe. However, anxiety disorders differ from typical anxious responses and are very common, affecting as many as 30% of adults at some point in their lives. Anxiety disorders are characterized by significant and excessive worry or fear. Fortunately, anxiety responds well to psychotherapy, and treatments like cognitive-behavioral therapy have been shown to be effective at reducing symptoms and reducing relapses.