Various psychotherapies have been used to treat many conditions including mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, Personality disorders, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, and addictions.
Psychotherapies are also used to treat people who may not have a diagnosed mental illness, but need help coping with some kind of life stressor, such as stress from work or family, dealing with disease or health problems, or any kind of major life change, such as the death of a parent, divorce or personal trauma.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for a wide range of mental health symptoms, including:
- depressive disorders
- anxiety disorders
- somatoform disorders
- eating disorders
- substance related disorders
- borderline personality disorder
- Cluster C personality disorders