Psychotherapy deals with the psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change and overcome problems in desired ways. Psychotherapy aims to improve an individual's well-being and mental healthCertain psychotherapies are considered evidence-based for treating some diagnosed mental disorders.

This is an alphabetical list of psychotherapies.

A

  • Abreaction therapy
  • Accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP)
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Adlerian therapy
  • Adventure therapy
  • Analytical psychology
  • Art therapy
  • Attack therapy
  • Attachment-based psychotherapy
  • Attachment-based therapy (children)
  • Attachment therapy
  • Autogenic training

B

  • Behavioral activation
  • Behavior modification
  • Behavior therapy
  • Biodynamic psychotherapy
  • Bioenergetic analysis
  • Biofeedback
  • Body psychotherapy
  • Brief psychotherapy

C

  • Classical Adlerian psychotherapy
  • Chess therapy
  • Child psychotherapy
  • Client-centered psychotherapy
  • Co-counselling
  • Cognitive analytic therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT)
  • Coherence therapy
  • Collaborative therapy
  • Compassion focused therapy (CFT)
  • Concentrative movement therapy
  • Contemplative psychotherapy
  • Contextual therapy
  • Conversational model
  • Conversion therapy

D

  • Dance therapy or dance movement therapy (DMT)
  • Depth psychology
  • Daseinsanalysis
  • Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Drama therapy
  • Dreamwork
  • Dyadic developmental psychotherapy (DDP)

E

  • Eclectic psychotherapy
  • Ecological counseling
  • Emotionally focused therapy (EFT)
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Encounter groups
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Existential therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Expressive therapy

F

  • Family Constellations
  • Family therapy
  • Feminist therapy
  • Focusing
  • Freudian psychotherapy
  • Functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP)
  • Future-oriented therapy

G

  • Gestalt therapy
  • Gestalt theoretical psychotherapy
  • Group analysis
  • Group therapy
  • Guided affective imagery

H

  • Hakomi
  • Holotropic Breathwork
  • Holding therapy
  • Humanistic psychology
  • Human Givens
  • Hypnotherapy

I

  • Inner Relationship Focusing
  • Integrative body psychotherapy
  • Integral psychotherapy
  • Integrative psychotherapy
  • Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy
  • Internal Family Systems Model
  • Interpersonal psychoanalysis
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy

J

  • Jungian psychotherapy

L

  • Logotherapy

M

  • Marriage counseling
  • Milieu therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Mentalization-based treatment
  • Method of levels (MOL)
  • Mode deactivation therapy (MDT)
  • Morita therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Multimodal therapy
  • Multisystemic therapy
  • Multitheoretical psychotherapy
  • Music therapy

N

  • Narrative therapy
  • Nonviolent Communication
  • Nude psychotherapy

O

  • Object relations psychotherapy
  • Ontological hermeneutics
  • Orthodox psychotherapy

P

  • Parent–child interaction therapy
  • Parent management training
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Person-centered therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Poetry therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Positive psychotherapy
  • Postural Integration
  • Primal therapy
  • Primal Integration
  • Process oriented psychology
  • Process psychology
  • Progressive counting (PC)
  • Prolonged exposure therapy
  • Provocative therapy
  • Psychedelic therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodrama
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Pulsing

R

  • Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT)
  • Rational living therapy (RLT)
  • Reality therapy
  • Rebirthing-breathwork
  • Recovered-memory therapy
  • Reichian therapy
  • Relational and compassionate psychotherapy
  • Relationship counseling
  • Relational-cultural therapy
  • Remote therapy
  • Rogerian psychotherapy

S

  • Sandplay therapy
  • Schema therapy
  • Sensorimotor psychotherapy
  • Sexual identity therapy
  • Sex therapy
  • Social therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Somatic experiencing
  • Somatic psychology
  • Status dynamic psychotherapy
  • Supportive psychotherapy
  • Systematic desensitization
  • Systemic therapy

T

  • T-groups
  • Therapeutic community
  • Thought Field Therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transference focused psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal psychology
  • Transtheoretical model (TTM or "stages of change")
  • Twelve-step programs

V

  • Vegetotherapy

W

  • Wilderness therapy