Psychotherapy is a non-pharmacological treatment that is based on psychological principles and provides a systematic and scientific way to change the thoughts, emotions, and behavior of a mentally ill patient.

There are different types of psychotherapy like –

1. Individual psychotherapy

2. Family psychotherapy

3. Couple Psuchotherapy

4. Psychodynamic psychotherapy

5. Cognitive behaviour therapy –

a) Cognitive therapy b) Behavior therapy – ERP, Relaxation therapy c) Dialectical Behavioural therapy d) Third wave CBT (Commitment & Acceptance therapy)

6. Supportive psychotherapy

7. Interpersonal psychotherapy

8. Counseling – Grief counseling, career counseling

9. Group psychotherapy – Psychodrama, therapeutic communities

10. Psychotherapy in children