SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY

type of psychotherapy which doesn't investigate what is the root of the particular psychological issue/problem, but rather provides ideas how to approach current situation, in a way of providing guidance, support, advice, inspiration and optimisms. This approach is adequate with smaller problems because it enables current positive attitude

SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY: "Example: University of Toronto is offering supportive psychotherapy for staff members and students"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/supportive-psychotherapy/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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