Psychotherapy can be brief or longer term. Brief therapy typically
is from 1-15 sessions. A range of approaches are
Sessions can focus on a range of problem specific areas such as:
• Low Self-Esteem
Disorders, Panic Attacks -
Diaphragmatic Breathing, What
is a Panic Attack?
• Depression -
Recommended book - Feeling
Good by David Burns.
History - physical, sexual, emotional. Recommended
Courage to Heal E. Bass and L. Davis.
• Disorders of Body Image and Eating
• Recovery Issues
Issues - Abortion, Adoption, Infertility. Recommended
Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by C. Northrup.
Problems - Recommended book: The 20 Minute
Break: Using the New Science of Ultradian Rhythms E
• Cross-Cultural Issues - in the work
place, in your marriage or
Multiracial Issues. Recommended
Are You? Voices of Mixed Race Young People Pearl Fuyo
• Relationship Issues – relationship
problems, separation/divorce, infidelity. Recommended book: After
the Affair Janis
Abrahams Spring PhD.
• Sexual Problems
or Issues -
problems with sexual desire,
Men’s Issues -
Anger management, relationships, male survivor. Recommended
No Longer Mike Lew.
of Origin Issues – dysfunctional
families, children of alcoholics.
• Codependence - Recommended
the Shame that Binds You John Bradshaw. Facing
and Work Related Stress, Life Choices – career
and life direction
• Psychiatric History - Bipolar Disorder.
Recommended book: New
Hope for People with Bipolar Depression by F. Fawcett
, B. Golden and N. Rosenfield.
• Personal Growth Work