In psychotherapy, therapists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives. Therapist apply research-based techniques to help people develop more effective habits. There are several approaches to psychotherapy, including cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal and psychodynamic, among others, that help people work through their problems.
Psychotherapy is a collaborative treatment based on the relationship between an individual and a therapist. A therapist provides a supportive environment that allows you to talk openly with someone who is objective, neutral and nonjudgmental. Most therapy focuses on individuals, although psychotherapists also work with couples, families and groups.