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Psychotherapy

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Description

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in desired ways. Psychotherapy aims to improve an individual's well-being and mental health, to resolve or mitigate troublesome behaviors, beliefs, compulsions, thoughts, or emotions, and to improve relationships and social skills. Certain psychotherapies are considered evidence-based for treating some diagnosed mental disorders. Others have been criticized as pseudoscience.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Psychotherapy

European Association of Sophia-Analysis / Est. 1970
Institut européen de somato-intégration
International Working Group for Biopsychosocial Cancer Research / Est. 1994
Institut européen de recherche en sophrologie et psychothérapie
International Transactional Analysis Association / Est. 1958
Forum for Humanistic Psychology and Psychotherapy
International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association / Est. 1987
Association of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Psychologists / Est. 1990
Asian Federation for Psychotherapy / Est. 2001
Federação Latino-americana de Psicoterapia Analitica de Grupo
International Society for Oneiric Mental Imagery Techniques / Est. 1968
International Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Charles Baudouin / Est. 1924
Groupe international du rêve-éveillé en psychanalyse / Est. 1968
International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy / Est. 2001
International Naikan Association / Est. 1991
International Academy of Positive and Cross-Cultural Psychotherapy / Est. 2005
International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy / Est. 1991
European Association for Psychotherapy / Est. 1991
European Committee for the Analytically Oriented Advanced Autogenic Training / Est. 1982
Institut européen de psychothérapie, Paris / Est. 1966
European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy / Est. 1991
Ecole européenne de psychothérapie socio- et somato-analytique, Strasbourg
Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organizations / Est. 1996
International Federation of Orgonomic Colleges / Est. 1979
World Association of Eclectic Hypnotherapists / Est. 1993

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World Problems relating to Psychotherapy

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Violation of medical confidentiality
Unethical practices in psychotherapy
Refusal to provide psychotherapy

Action Strategies relating to Psychotherapy

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Ensuring competent psychoanalysis
Developing group psychotherapy
Abolishing unethical practices in psychotherapy
Training psychotherapists
Providing psychotherapy by computer

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