IPT strategies concentrate on four problematic relational areas: grief, interpersonal role disputes, role transitions, and interpersonal deficits. IPT therapy aims to help individuals communicate better with others and focus on difficulties that contribute to depression, or other mood disorders.
There are various ways in which interpersonal communication occurs, these are verbal, listening, written, and non-verbal communication. IPT attempts to help individuals change challenging interpersonal behaviours that might be contributing to their distress. IPT is derived from psychodynamic therapy, however it is not considered a psychodynamic therapy, rather it takes an explicit biopsychosocial focus.
IPT therapy sessions can include various techniques, for example role-playing. This helps individuals notice and adjust the way they relate to others and their world.
Our IPT therapists will want to help you to understand the most important relational problems for you, so you can be supported toward the changes that will benefit, highlighting the adaptive element of IPT.
IPT is time-limited (acutely, lasting between 8 -16 sessions). IPT focuses on three phases: beginning, middle, and end. IPT can also be used in a maintenance form, lasting up to three years. We recommend sessions occur weekly, on the same day and time each week.
IPT therapy typically deals on how we engage with others in various environments, but it is not limited to just dealing with depression.
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