Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is based on the premise that if people change their self-defeating beliefs and thoughts, they can change their problematic feelings and behaviors. CBT has been extensively researched and proven effective for various psychological issues.
Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is a well-researched, proven method of treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after sexual assault, rape, violence, or combat. CPT combines cognitive therapy and exposure therapy.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a well-researched, proven method of treating people who struggle with self-injury, suicide attempts, out-of-control emotions, and borderline personality disorder.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is an extensively researched, proven method of treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR enables the client to "reprocess" the trauma and integrate it in a psychologically healthy way.
Psychodynamic therapy explores the roots of psychological distress and examines the client-therapist relationship, in which the client may subconsciously re-enact unhealthy patterns. Psychodynamic therapy is a well-studied and proven method of addressing a variety of psychological issues.