See streaming psychotherapy videos from renowned therapists and professors, including videos from professor of clinical psychology at the University of Calgary, Keith S. Dobson, PhD. The videos cover cognitive therapy approaches to various topics — including life satisfaction, self-perception, and cognitive distortions, among others.
Observe the practice of psychotherapy in action
A continually expanding database of streaming psychotherapy videos, PsycTHERAPY provides a gateway for students, educators, and practitioners to witness first-hand, proven approaches and common obstacles faced during therapy sessions.
As a dynamic teaching and learning tool, PsycTHERAPY provides a rich assortment of filmed interactions between well-known therapists and individuals, couples, and families.
Key benefits of PsycTHERAPY
- See first-hand, unscripted psychotherapy for hundreds of topics, including health and relationship problems, addiction, anxiety, and depression, among others
- Streaming video format allows users to observe psychotherapy techniques put into practice by master practitioners, including approaches such as emotion-focused therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and many more
- Quickly find videos of relevance with professional indexing of terms and information about the participants, session content, and therapeutic approaches
- Synchronized and searchable transcripts make finding relevant videos and clips quick and easy
- Capture and share specific examples with other authorized users by creating video clips and playlists
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|Database Type||Streaming video|
|Record Type||Therapy demonstration videos|
|Quantity of Records||431 videos|
|Update Frequency||Updated biannually|
|Record Format||Video and synchronized transcript|
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