What is short-term psychotherapy?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Short-term psychotherapy ("talk therapy") for depression lasts 10 to 20 weeks. During that time, you work with a mental health provider to overcome a traumatic experience(s) and/or learn how to cope with your symptoms of depression.

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