Updated on 8/10/2021Over the years, the word “therapy” has become synonymous with an image of a therapist in a chair, peering over glasses as they take notes and nod periodically in response to a patient, supine on a couch, disclosing all of their deepest dreams and fears.
In reality, there are many different types of therapy, and most of them look very different from that stereotypical image. However, when the average American hears the term “therapy,” talk therapy is most likely what comes to mind.So what is talk therapy?
Just as the name implies, talking is at the core of traditional talk therapy. Quite simply, talk therapy is a practice in which a patient explores their feelings by talking about them.Read more on talkspace.com