You can anticipate working with a qualified mental health professional while in therapy. Your primary therapist’s preferred treatment methods and the issues you want to address will define the activities you will do throughout each session.
When you visit a psychotherapist, be prepared to discuss anything and everything on your mind so they can spot any patterns in your behavior or mental processes that might add to your distress. Along with recurring dreams or fantasies that you might have, it is also common to talk about your upbringing and other aspects of your life.
During psychodynamic therapy, you will work collaboratively with your therapist to investigate the relationship between your unconscious mind and your daily decisions. Examining your emotions, relationships, and thought patterns is a critical step in this process.
Unlike cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other types of therapy, psychodynamic therapy can be used to treat mental health disorders over a longer period of time.
Traditional psychoanalysis is a time-consuming and demanding therapy that people may engage in for a long time. Still, it is available through our Outpatient Mental Health Services in College Park, Maryland.
Research indicates that a sizable portion of patients continues to improve after completing psychodynamic therapy through Psychiatric Rehabilitation in Maryland.
Psychodynamic therapy may be an effective treatment option for various illnesses, including anxiety, substance use disorder, eating disorders, somatic complaints, and depression.