The links on this page are to sites which discuss theories of psychotherapy. For therapist-finder sites, see this page in the Self Help section of Psych Web.
Behavioral and cognitive behavioral approaches
- Cognitive/Behavioral Treatment of Trichotillomania by Fred Penzel, PhD
- Albert Ellis Institute "Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a humanistic, action-oriented approach to emotional growth, first articulated by Dr. Albert Ellis in 1955..."
- Behavior OnLine Including conversations with Warren Bennis: Fostering Leadership; Steven Locke: Behavioral Assessment; Aryeh Maidenbaum: Jungian Psychotherapy; Donald Meichenbaum: Narrative-Constructivist Therapy; Donald Nathanson: Shame and Affect Theory; Henry Stein: Classical Adlerian Psychotherapy
Gestalt theory and therapies
- GTA Gestalt Archive of the International 'Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications (GTA)'
- Gestalt Theory The full text of "Max Wertheimer's famous lecture on 'Gestalt Theory' (1924)"
- Gestalt Theory and Therapy Mary Henle's classic American Psychologist article. "...There are today psychologists and students of psychology...who believe that gestalt therapy is Gestalt psychology, or, more moderately, that it is an extension of Gestalt psychology. I hope to disabuse them of this belief."
Other approaches to therapy
- Alfred Adler Institute of San Francisco By Henry T. Stein, Ph.D. Good online articles about Adler.
- Centre for Evidence-Based Mental Health "Promoting and supporting the teaching and practice of evidence-based mental healthcare"
- ClinicalTrials.gov An automatically updated list of all ongoing government-backed research on psychotherapies in the U.S.
- Coherence Therapy A therapy developed by Bruce Ecker and Laurel Hulley in the 1990s exemplified by self-help pages on this site, psychresources.net
- Computer Aided Self Help"There are times when it runs and is totally off base and there are times where friends of mine have sat down and had therapeutic conversations with it. It has been exciting to watch."
- EricBerne.com Web site of Eric Berne, author of Games People Play and creator of Transactional Analysis
- Experiential Psychotherapy "The first comprehensive Internet information site dedicated to the teaching, practice and discussion of experiential psychotherapy as developed by Dr. Alvin R. Mahrer."
- Non Mainstream Psychotherapy and Counselling Resources on the Internet "...therapy or counselling which is alternative, humanistic, unorthodox, radical, heretical, independent..."
- Oskar Bekoff's site Free book and inspiring philosophy from well-respected therapist (and octogenerian!) who describes "wellness as a lifestyle."
- Psychological Research Foundation, Inc. By Loren Parks. "The basic element in all mental healing is called "SUGGESTION.""Faith healing" is another name for it." Interesting! This site has lots of free audio downloads for treating various problems using suggestion.
- Rogerian Rhetoric: An Alternative to Traditional Rhetoric, by D. Brent (1996). .
- Rogha Padraig O'Morain's site about William Glasser's Choice Theory and Reality Therapy
- Shame and Group Psychotherapy This website will explore the nature of the shame experience, focusing particularly on shame in group psychotherapy.
- Tomkins Institute Therapy based on theory of "nine basic inherited mechanisms programmed in the subcortical brain" and associated emotions.
- Anna Freud Centre "Among the world's leading authorities on the psychoanalytic treatment of troubled children and young people"
- The Candy Cane and the Bear By Deborah David. After recovering from recovered memory therapy, Ms. David agrees with Freud's controversial conclusion that recovered memories of sexual abuse (if they involve memories not present before "recovery") are confabulations
- Psychology of the Self Online An "interactive eJournal of the International Council for Psychoanalytic Psychology of the Self" with an emphasis on the work of Heinz Kohut
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