Eclectic therapy (ET) offers a flexible and multi-therapy use approach which means the therapist is able to employ whichever therapeutic methods they see as being most effective for assisting their client’s personal needs. Multi-modal therapy is sometimes used as a more focused way of describing this form of therapy.
The Eclectic therapy technique differs in the it does not follow one single, mode of therapy such as psychoanalysis or cognitive-behavioral theory. This form of therapy works to use the techniques which work best in for each individual clients’s situation. With ET the therapists possesses a strong knowledge and practice of the various therapeutic techniques employed. Technical ET focuses on the use of various techniques, without consideration of the therapeutic theory. In this form of ET the therapist employs a range of techniques to assist the patient.
Eclectic therapy for children with mutism
Children diagnosed with mutism, phobia of talking, commonly suffer symptoms of anxiety and social phobia. Children suffering from mutism which is an anxiety disorder usually show signs of moderate to severe anxiety. ET is a commonly used therapeutic approach to treating mutism. The treatment for mutism may include; play therapY, family therapy as well as the child repeatedly listening to themselves speaking in difference situations and settings.
What Brief Eclectic Therapy (BET) is used to help you with
Brief eclectic therapy (BET) is a short-term form of psychotherapy which usually combines cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approaches over a limited number of sessions, maybe 16 or fewer. One form of brief eclectic therapy is brief eclectic therapy for traumatic grief (BET-TG) which can be used to treat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder, and persistent complex bereavement disorder.