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Therapeutic Interventions are available for Children, Adults, Couples and their Families

Types of Therapy

The highly expereinced Psychologists at Embracing The Other Half have very extensive training and experience and are able to employ a broad range of clinically proven therapies. This ensures that the optimal therapeutic approach is available for all individuals, couples and families.

The range of therapeutic techniques available include:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Behaviour modification
Exposure techniques
Activity scheduling
Cognitive therapy
Motivational interviewing
Relaxation strategies
Progressive muscle relaxation
Controlled breathing
Skills training
Problem solving skills and training
Anger management
Social skills training
Communication training
Stress management
Parent management training
Interpersonal Therapy

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Emotion Focussed Therapy
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
Brief Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Intervention for Tics
Play Therapy
Relationship Therapy
Schema Therapy
Sex Therapy
Solution Focussed Therapy
Systemic Therapy

Therapy sessions

Therapeutic and supportive interventions are designed to maximise the ability of individuals, couples and families to cope, both emotionally and practically.

After an initial assessment, therapeutic goals are identified and a treatment plan is jointly developed by the Client and Therapist.

Assessment and Therapy is provided for a broad range of issues and concerns, including:

Developmental Disorders
Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD & ADHD)
Social (pragmatic) Communications Disorder
Reading, Writing and Mathematics Delays and Impairments
Tic Disorders (including Tourette's)
Stereotypical Movement Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
Separation Anxiety Disorder
Selective Mutism
Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)
Panic Disorder
Agoraphobia (Outdoors)
General Anxiety Disorder
Anxiety Disorder Due to another Medical Condition

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
    With Anxious Distress
    With Mood-Congruent Psychotic Features
    With Peripartum onset (Postnatal Depression)
    With Seasonal pattern
Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Bipolar Disorders
Biplolar I
Biplolar II

Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Hoarding Disorder
Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling) Disorder
Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder

Trauma and Stress Related Disorders
Reactive Attachment Disorder
Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Acute Stress Disorder
Adjustment Disorders
Child Maltreatment and Neglect Problems
    Child Physical Abuse
    Child Sexual Abuse
    Child Neglect
    Child Psychological Abuse
Adult Maltreatment and Neglect Problems (Domestic Violence)
    Spouse or Partner Violence, Physical
    Spouse or Partner Violence, Sexual
    Spouse or Partner Neglect
    Spouse or Partner Abuse, Psychological

Feeding and Eating Disorders
Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa

Elimination Disorders
Enuresis (Urine Soiling)
Encopresis (Bowel Soiling)

Sexual Dysfunction
Erectile Disorder
Female Orgasmic Disorder
Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder
Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder
Male Hypoactive Sexual Disorder
Premature (early) Ejaculation
Substance/Medication Induced Sexual Dysfunction

Sleep-Wake Disorders
Insomnia Disorder
Hypersomnolence Disorder
Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorder
Nightmare Disorder
REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder
Restless Leg Syndrome

Gender Dysphoria
Gender Dysphoria in Children
Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents
Gender Dysphoria in Adults

Disruptive Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders
Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Conduct Disorder

Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders
Alcohol Use Disorder
Cannabis Use Disorder
Opioid Use Disorder
Stimulant Use Disorder (Amphetamines & Cocaine)
Caffeine-Related Disorders
Gambling Disorder

Personality Disorders
Borderline (assessment only)

Lifestyle Interventions

Parenting skills and behaviour management
Stress management
Building confidence and self-worth
Assertiveness skills / dealing with conflict
Self-care strategies
Unemployment and workplace difficulties



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