patient and therapist discussing psychotherapy vs counseling

Psychotherapy vs. Counseling

Psychotherapy vs. Counseling When it comes to treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, people often use the term psychotherapy vs. counseling interchangeably. Although both disciplines have some similarities, they also differ in their approach. Knowing the difference can help clients decide which type of treatment is best for their condition. Let’s take a closer look…

A woman asks her therapist to define psychotherapy

Define Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a broad term for a range of treatments that help clients with addiction or mental disorders. While treatment professionals define psychotherapy in different ways, the goal is essentially the same: help clients recover from substance abuse and manage the symptoms of a disorder. Psychotherapy helps clients to look inward to find the source…