Types of Therapy

Exploring the Spectrum of Healing: Discover the Different Types of Therapy for Mind and Body Wellness

Embarking on a journey toward healing and self-discovery is a profound step, and understanding the right therapeutic approach is essential for personal growth and well-being. Therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach to treating mental health conditions. What works for someone else might not necessarily work for you. There are different types of therapy available, and the best one for you depends on factors such as your symptoms, needs, goals, and personal preferences. Researching your options is a great place to start, but seeking advice from your doctor or a referral service can help you decide which type of therapy might be most effective for you.

Thrive Downtown Counselling Centre, based in Vancouver, aims to shed light on a spectrum of therapeutic modalities, from traditional techniques like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychoanalysis to contemporary practices such as Art Therapy.

We believe in a holistic approach to mental wellness, recognizing that each individual’s journey is unique. Our services are tailored to meet diverse needs, offering both in-person and online counselling sessions. This flexibility ensures that whether you are beginning your therapy journey or seeking to expand your understanding of mental health, you have access to supportive and effective care in a format that suits your lifestyle.

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
Anger Management
Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Art Therapy
Assertive Training
Attachment-Based Therapy (ABFT)
Authentic Movement
Autogenic Training
Aversion Therapy

Dance / Movement Therapy (DMT)
Depth Hypnosis
Depth Therapy
Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
Developmental Needs Meeting Strategy (DNMS)
Developmental Psychology
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Discernment Counseling
Drama Therapy
Dream Analysis
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP)

Gestalt Therapy
Gottman Method
Guided Imagery

Journal Therapy
Journey Therapy
Jungian Therapy

Narrative Therapy
Nature Therapy
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Nonviolent Communication (NVC)

Radiant Heart Therapy
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
Reality Therapy
Redecision Therapy
Regression Therapy
Reichian Breathwork
Relational Life Therapy
Relational Psychotherapy
Relationship Enhancement Therapy
Reminiscence Therapy (RT)
Reunification Therapy

Voice Dialogue Voice Therapy

Behavioral Activation
Bioenergetic Analysis
Body Psychotherapy
Body-Mind Psychotherapy
BodyTalk System
Brain Stimulation Therapy
Brainspotting (BSP)

Eclectic Therapy
Ecotherapy / Nature Therapy
Ego State Therapy
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Emotion-Focused Therapy
Emotional Freedom Technique
Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT)
Emotionally Focused Therapy
Encounter-Centered Couples Therapy (EcCT)
Energy Psychology
Equine-Assisted Therapy
Existential Psychotherapy
Experiential Therapy
Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) Therapy
Exposure Therapy
Expressive Arts Therapy

Healing Touch
Health Psychology
Holistic Psychotherapy
Holographic Memory Resolution (HMR)
Holotropic Breathwork
Human Givens (HG)
Humanistic Psychology (humanism)

Lifespan Integration (LI)

Object Relations

Sand Tray Therapy
Sandplay Therapy
Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy
Schema Therapy
Schema-Based Couples Therapy
Self Psychology
Self-Acceptance Training
Self-Relations Therapy
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
Shamanic Journeying / Psycho Shamanic
Social Recovery Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
Somatic Therapy
Soul-Centered Psychiatry
Sport / Fitness Psychology
Strength-Based Therapy
Structural Family Therapy
Systems Theory / Therapy
Sliding Scale Therapy

Wilderness Therapy

Christian Counseling
Clean Language, Symbolic, Modeling and the Metaphor Therapy
Client-Directed Outcome-Informed Therapy (CDOI)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Processing Therapy
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy
Coherence Therapy / Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
Collaborative Couple Therapy (CCT)
Collaborative Therapy
Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Conflict Resolution Therapy
Contemplative Psychotherapy
Control Mastery Theory
Core Energetics
Core Process Psychotherapy (CPP)
Couples Therapy
Creative Therapy
Critical Incident Stress Management
Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
Family Constellations
Family Systems Therapy
Feldenkrais Method
Feminist Therapy
Filial Therapy
Forensic Therapy

Imagery Rescripting
Imagery Therapy
Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
Integral Psychotherapy (IP)
Integrative Body Psychotherapy (IBP)
Integrative Therapy
Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy
Intensive Therapy for Couples
Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

Marriage and Family Therapy
Mentalization-Based Therapy (MBT)
Middendorf Breath Experience
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
Mindfulness-Based Interventions
Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
Motivational Interviewing
Movie Therapy
Multicultural Therapy
Music Therapy

Parent Work
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor (PBSP)
Play Therapy
Poetry Therapy
Positive Psychotherapy
Possibility Therapy
Pragmatic / Experiential Therapy for Couples (PET-C)
Process Oriented Psychology
Prolonged Exposure Therapy
Psycho-Physical Therapy
Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT)
Psychodynamic Therapy
Psychological Testing and Evaluation

Therapeutic Intervention
Thought Field Therapy (TFT)
Time Line Therapy
Transactional Analysis
Transference-Focused Therapy (TFP)
Transpersonal Psychotherapy
Trauma Relief Unlimited (TRU)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Yoga Therapy