What is Therapy?

Therapy, also known as psychotherapy, is applying psychological methods, especially when based on regular personal interaction, to enable an individual to overcome problems and change behaviour in preferred ways. It aims to improve a person’s mental health and well-being, to mitigate or resolve troublesome behaviours, thoughts, emotions, beliefs, or compulsions, and to enhance relationships and social skills. The different methods & techniques of psychotherapy vary according to orientation, training and concepts and thoughts of psychology, ethics or techniques used in practice, some being minor variations, while others is totally different in perspective or practice.