Talk therapy not for you? Try some of these therapies instead
Understanding mental health

Talk therapy not for you? Try some of these therapies instead

White Swan Foundation

"I'm aware of talk therapy, but I want more options... "

Talk therapy or psychotherapy is the most commonly-known form of therapy, but that’s not the only therapy available. If talk therapy isn’t for you, here are some other forms of therapy you could consider.These therapies are most often less about the skill and more about using the medium to make sense of and deal with one’s experience.

For severe mental illnesses, any therapy is recommended as a complementary intervention to psychiatric treatment. Please consult your treating doctor before you make any changes to your treatment plan.

Animal assisted therapy

Art therapy

Drama therapy

Horticulture therapy

Music therapy

Movement therapy

Play therapy

White Swan Foundation
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