What is the Point of PsychoTherapy?

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by Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD, FAPA and Vincent Perez-Mazzola

by Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD, FAPA and Vincent Perez-Mazzola

As a mind medic, my main focus is on the biological shortcuts to mental health troubles. But that’s not all folks! I’m also a firm believer in the multi-dimensional approach, which combines social and psychological factors to help, heal, and maintain mental well-being.

In simpler terms: pills, support system, and behavior remodeling techniques. The latter being more about changes in behavior rather than popping pills. So let’s dive into therapy — it’s like a cup of tea but with a trained listener on the other end. And no, it’s not just a place to rant and rave — it’s where we learn how to tackle life using fancy techniques we pick up in our sessions.

Therapy has grown in popularity over the years, yet there are still skeptics wondering about its purpose. Well folks, open your eyes and minds because therapy is an essential tool for keeping those mental and emotional gears running smoothly. Trust me, I’m a mind magician.

Understanding Therapy

Therapy is like a dance party with your brain: a funky collaboration between you and a licensed mental health professional. It’s like a secret club where you can talk about anything without fear of judgment or reprisal. In this groovy environment, the therapist and client…

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Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD, FAPA.
Mr. Plan ₿ Publication

Dr. Lauro Amezcua-Patiño: Bilingual psychiatrist, podcaster, clinical leader, educator, and researcher. Expert in forensic medicine and mental health issues.