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Types of Therapy

Have you heard about a type of therapy (often called a therapeutic orientation) that you want to know more about, or are you starting at the beginning exploring therapy for your partnership directly or indirectly (ie, an individual struggle affecting your relationship)? These therapy glossaries* will give you the basics to many therapeutic approaches so you can start making sense of all the options.

“Types of Therapy” from Good Therapy, https://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/types

“Types of Therapy” from Psychology Today: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/types-of-therapy

* A glossary is a special dictionary centered around a certain topic

Therapist Directories

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (AAMFT) : Search by Postal Code or Clinician name

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) : Locate by Country or U.S. state and profession (educator, counselor, or therapist)

Gottman Referral Network (The Gottman Institute) : Search by Country/State, City/Zip Code, or Therapist Name

International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) : Search by Clinician Name, City, Province/State, or Country

Marriage Friendly Therapists: Search for clinicians by Presenting Issue/Clinical Framework (example: Financial Stress/Gottman Method Therapy), clinician name, or zipcode

Modern Commitment: Find a Marriage Counselor or a Discernment Counselor (helping members of the couple discern whether or not to do couple’s therapy, separate, or divorce, or another step) – traditional marriage counseling, brief stability glue, or separation/divorce

Psychology Today – find Therapists, Psychiatrists, Treatment Centers, and Support Groups by Zip Code

Disclaimer: This site is informational only and its resources are not substitutions for professional therapy. If you need professional help, you’re currently on the Find a Therapist page where you can locate a qualified mental health professional.