a doctor explaining to a young patient the psychotherapy definition in addiction counseling

Psychotherapy Definition in Addiction Counseling

Psychotherapy, the brainchild of Sigmund Freud was developed in Vienna in the 1890s. Freud’s psychoanalysis and “the talking cure” has been a mainstay ever since. As a result, for over 100 years psychotherapy has been a part of both drug addiction treatment and mental health treatment. Qualified therapists can treat Dually-diagnosed clients with psychotherapeutic intervention.…