With this patient, Rebecca, I employ the client centered therapy approach, listening actively and supportively. This approach is helpful in the treatment of depression, which my client suffers from.
Suzie's doctor recommended putting bitter polish on her nails to stop her biting them, this method is also called aversive conditioning. This doctor uses the behavioral approach, which focuses on the behavior on hand, not underlying causes.
See, Jane, the spider won't hurt you in this cage. Next time you come in, maybe we'll take it out.
Well Joe, it seems like the best approach to treat your schizophrenia is a mixture of biomedical and group therapies. That is more commonly called the eclectic approach.
Today, Kevin, we will be working on your social anxiety by modifying those negative thoughts and actions you suffer from when you go out.
That's called cognitive-behavioral therapy.
I am so glad my psychiatrist recommended this therapy group to me. It is really helping me come to terms and cope with my PTSD.