Types of Therapy—Which One is Right for Me?

DBT, CBT, IFS, EMDR…what do they mean?

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I often think there is something strange about searching for a therapist. Website’s like Psychology Today list “types of therapy” under treatment approach as if we, the prospective clients, know what the heck they are talking about. CBT, EFT, DBT, IFS, AEDP, EMDR—wait—what?

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Cedarwood is a collective of counsellors in Vancouver, BC. We provide warm, effective, and evidenced counselling to youth and adults experiencing problems affecting mental health and well-being. Sometimes we write, too.

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Casey Braga

Casey Braga

I’m just trying to learn as much as I can when I’m here. Student of counselling psych and my many mistakes. Soft-hearted, open-minded, slow-moving.

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