Online Psychodynamic Therapy in London

Understanding why we behave as we do through therapy is helpful to many of us and can be the key to making better life decisions.

Past events can affect and even almost wholly determine how we behave in the present and the future. Even incidents in early childhood which we do not fully recall in our conscious mind can shape our reactions in adulthood. Understanding why we behave as we do through therapy is helpful to many of us and can be the key to making better life decisions.

What is Online Psychodynamic Therapy?

Psychodynamic Therapy theory is based on the writings of Sigmund Freud. At its heart is a thorough analysis of thoughts, feelings and even dreams to ascertain what makes you who you are and how you can work with your inner self to achieve the most positive results in life. Psychodynamic counselling is popular with those for whom strategic solution-based therapies are not appropriate or have not previously worked.

What does a Psychodynamic therapist do?

A psychodynamic therapist uses a method called “transference” to allow you to explore past experiences in a safe and useful way. The therapist will let you speak to them as if you are communicating with key figures in your memories and thus work through the issues that these people or situations involving them have generated. Because of the intimate nature of this exchange, psychodynamic therapists must impose strict boundaries to avoid a client becoming too attached to them. Thus, therapeutic contracts, time-keeping and breaks in and endings to therapy are all key to a successful course of psychodynamic therapy.

How can Online Psychodynamic Therapy help me?

If you suspect that your present is being unhealthily shaped by your past, online psychodynamic counselling may well be the right online therapy for you. It requires a great deal of dedication and a commitment to maintaining a professional relationship with your online therapist at all times. Psychodynamic therapy can be painful and difficult and entering into it requires bravery and patience. It is completely normal for things to feel worse before they feel better when you commence psychodynamic therapy.

How long does Online Psychodynamic Therapy take?

Psychodynamic therapy is usually used as a long-term online therapy, meaning you can expect to be in therapy for anything from six months to a year, dependent on how much you feel you need to work through. Online Therapy Company psychodynamic therapists will always monitor your progress carefully and discuss openly and honestly how long they feel it is appropriate to keep seeing you. If you feel that psychodynamic therapy is traumatising you too much, it is important to communicate this to your therapist as soon as you can.

Is Psychodynamic Therapy effective?

Although Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other solution-focused therapies have gained in popularity over the years, many people still feel that a therapy such as psychodynamic therapy is more suited to their needs. To these people, CBT seems too shallow and not in-depth enough for their requirements.

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Online Therapy Company

A London based private online psychotherapy and counselling practice. Our therapists provide effectively, personalized therapy to individuals, couples, and families from our conveniently located Harley Street locations. Contact us today to find out how we can help you.


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