Supportive Psychotherapy

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What is Supportive Psychotherapy?

1. Therapist reinforces the patient’s healthy and adaptive patterns of thought behaviorsjessica-castro-355974-unsplash in order to reduce the intrapsychic conflicts that produce symptoms of mental disorders.

2. Therapist engages in a fully emotional, encouraging, and supportive relationship with the patient as a method of furthering healthy defense mechanisms, especially in the context of interpersonal relationships.

 

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