List of Psychotherapies

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This is an alphabetical List of Psychotherapies. It is an incomplete list and new or minor approaches are still being added.

This list contains some approaches that may not call themselves a psychotherapy but have a similar aim, of improving mental health and well being through talk and other means of communication.


In the 20th century a great number of psychotherapies appeared in western societies.

  • Adlerian therapy
  • Analytical psychology
  • Art Therapy
  • Autogenic psychotherapy
  • Behavior therapy
  • Biodynamic psychotherapy
  • Bioenergetic analysis
  • Biosynthesis
  • Brief therapy
  • Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy
  • Co-Counselling
  • Cognitive analytic psychotherapy
  • Cognitive behavioural psychotherapy
  • Concentrative movement therapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Core process psychotherapy
  • Daseins analytic psychotherapy
  • Depth Psychology
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Encounter groups
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Existential analysis
  • Family systems therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Focusing
  • Freudian psychotherapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy
  • Group therapy
  • Holotropic Breathwork
  • Humanistic psychology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative Psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems Model
  • Jungian psychotherapy
  • Logotherapy
  • Multimodal Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP)
  • Object relations theory
  • Personal construct psychology (PCP)
  • Positive psychotherapy
  • Postural Integration
  • Primal integration
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Primal therapy
  • Provocative therapy
  • Psychedelic psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodrama
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psycho-Organic analysis
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Pulsing (bodywork)
  • Rational emotive behaviour psychotherapy
  • Re-evaluation Counseling
  • Reality therapy
  • Reichian psychotherapy
  • Rogersian (or Rogerian) psychotherapy
  • Rolfing
  • Sophia analysis
  • Self Relationship (or Sponsorship)
  • Systemic therapy
  • SHEN Therapy
  • T Groups
  • Transactional analysis (TA)
  • Transpersonal psychology

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