Types of Therapy
In this section, you will find general information about:
- different types of therapies
- what types of challenges are best suited for each type of therapy
- how long each type of therapy usually takes
- a list of Frequently Asked Questions
This section does not include all types of therapy for children and youth. You can visit this site for more information on which types of psychotherapy have evidence for specific mental health or substance use challenges. Some therapies do not yet have research evidence, but may be effective for your child and family. If you have questions about the type of therapy your child is receiving, please speak to your therapist.
Translated copies are also available as a PDF in the following languages:
Farsi, French, Korean, Punjabi, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. Note that you will find the most up-to-date information in the section below.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
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