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As per California’s “Beyond the Blueprint” policy, Well Clinic has resumed in-person sessions for vaccinated adults and children in our San Francisco office.
Online therapy sessions are still available for all California residents.
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Explore how your unconscious controls your daily life
Psychodynamic Therapy is one of the most traditional forms of therapy. It is based in the understanding that we are affected by unconscious needs and strategies, many of which are formed in childhood.
With Psychodynamic Therapy, you can discover new ways to talk about your feelings: including those that contradict each other, are troubling, are scary and feelings that you may not have recognized or acknowledged in the past.
This exploration accepts that even though you may have new words to explain an emotional difficulty, that doesn’t mean you have been “cured.” The idea is that by understanding your patterns, you get more control over how you respond to your life.
Most clinicians at Well Clinic use Psychodynamic Therapy as a foundation for your healing process, then build upon that with a variety of other integrated therapy techniques.
Do I need psychodynamic therapy?
If you are looking for a therapist, then you will most likely find yourself experiencing Psychodynamic Therapy.
In addition to focusing on your emotions, you will spend time recognizing and dealing with your defense mechanisms. You may also identify recurring — and previously unknown — patterns in your thoughts, feelings or behavior.
These patterns are often subtle and unknown to you, which is why it’s so important to find a good therapist.
What does Psychodynamic Therapy treat?
You may find Psychodynamic Therapy useful if you suffer from:
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