Narrative therapy is a form of psychotherapy used to assist clients with identifying problems in their lives, through their own narration or telling of their story. It allows the individual to understand the impacts of a problem with a goal of ultimately transforming the affects of the issues.
Therapy that looks at the correlation between an individual's thoughts, actions, and behaviours. CBT focuses on shifting cognitive distortion and behaviours, improving emotional control and regulation, and exploring effective coping strategies.
This practice consists of the acknowledgement of the different oppressions in society, actively working towards mitigating the impact of such oppressions. Practitioners must pay attention to their social location, understanding their power and taking responsibility for their education and awareness, rather than relying on the client to teach them.
This form of therapy identifies a client's strengths and assets with a focus on positive thinking. This practice allows the client to feel supported through paying little attention to what they are lacking and placing focus on what they have.
This therapeutic style is used for quick turn around with a focus on the present circumstance rather than the client's past. What lead to therapy is rarely unpacked while goal achievement is explored and prioritized.
Trauma informed approach or care often recognizes that the individual has experienced some form of trauma in their lives. Experiences are explored, paying attention to the impact of trauma, including signs and symptoms displayed. Healing and coping is the goal.