Psychotherapy is a general term for the treatment of a client's mental health problems or challenges by working with a Clinical Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist, or other mental health clinician. During psychotherapy a client learns about their feelings, thoughts and behaviors and how to better cope and respond to life's challenges. Psychotherapy includes interactive processes between a person or group and a qualified mental health professional. Its purpose is the exploration of thoughts, feelings and behavior for the purpose of problem solving or achieving the most optimal levels of functioning. Psychotherapists use a range of different techniques and modalities when providing treatment to youth and families. Some of the most common ones used by OTTP Clinicians are: 

• Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
• Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
• Psychodynamic Therapy
• Systems Theory/Therapy
• Solution Focused Brief Therapy
• Art Therapy
• Play Therapy