Psychotherapy

Symptoms of people applying for psychotherapy vary, affect personal experience, relate to others, or significantly hinder their daily activities. Discomfort often manifests itself through anxiety, depression, stress, conflicts with the partner, and can lead to certain behaviors that interfere with a person's life in different areas, such as addictions (alcohol, drugs , Etc.) those related to feeding (anorexia nervosa, bulimia, etc.). In summary, the circumstances that lead a person to seek professional help are diverse and complex.

Psychotherapy promotes changes consistent with the goals that the client wants to achieve; Provides order to chaos by facilitating the understanding of ideas and actions; Trains the person to face anxieties and tensions that had been avoided or badly managed; Leads to new opportunities to learn different ways of thinking, feeling and acting. In short, it causes the feeling of discomfort progressively giving way to that of control and personal control.

At the conclusion of the treatment, you will not only have solved the problem that brought you to the consultation, but also learned new skills to more effectively face any challenges that may arise in the future.

 

Types:

• Individual psychotherapy to adults and adolescents: Indicated to treat any psychological disorder whose origin and evolution is more distant and longer in time and affects in a more global way the patient's functionality (jealousy, obsessions, fears, communication difficulties and Relationship, low self-esteem, paranoid ideas, insecurity, shyness, personality disorders, etc ...). It involves attending once a week, individually, for a longer period of time, although it will depend on the particular evolution of each staff. It implies a much more laborious therapeutic work, where in addition to giving support, empathic compression to the patient and counseling, on the part of the psychologist, it is also intended to promote the study and reflection of deeper aspects of the mind, analyzing the processes that follow a Unconscious way and that therefore escape to the control of the patient, and that many times are those that give rise to the symptoms.














• Couple therapy: Indicated when the central conflict is in the relationship and both partners want to participate in it. The therapeutic objective is to help the couple to solve their problems by analyzing to what extent each member is willing to change or give in to the benefit of the other (or not), without ceasing to be "oneself", to resolve their disagreements and even Where he is willing to accept each member to the other as it is, so that the couple can make the right decisions. They alternate joint and individual sessions and work with a weekly regularity ..... "
 









• Family therapy: Indicated when there is a member of the family affected by a serious psychological disorder and there is little or no recognition of the disease by the patient (eg addictions, psychotic picture, anorexia, depression, etc.) and this Ends up affecting the whole family functioning. The therapeutic objective is to help the whole family group to become aware of the problem and learn how to handle it properly, so that the "sick" member can be treated if this is necessary. The patterns of behavior in the rest of the family members who would unconsciously contribute to the maintenance of the problem will also be analyzed. It is also indicated when the central conflict is located in family relationships, parent-child, siblings, etc ... in which case the therapeutic objective is to encourage dialogue and communication to resolve the conflict in question.

 

    "Un viaje de miles de kilómetros debe comenzar por un solo paso."Lao-Tsé

 

VICTORIA GARCÍA MASIP

Consulta Psicológica LAIA

Rbla Nova 58-60, 2a. planta A

43004 Tarragona

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