How to become a Psychotherapist

Psychotherapists provide diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders using psychotherapeutic methods such as behavioural therapy, biofeedback, relaxation therapy and other techniques. They work with individuals, couples, families and groups to help them overcome a range of psychological and emotional issues.

Personal requirements of a Psychotherapist

  • excellent communication and listening skills
  • patient in dealing with all types of people
  • empathy and cultural awareness
  • an inquisitive mind
  • discretion and respect for confidentiality and privacy
  • good problem-solving skills.

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