The other therapies entry includes a broad range of theories and therapies that do not easily fit into any of the major theoretical orientations or categories listed in this encyclopedia. Each has a unique history and theoretical underpinnings, and they, generally, do not relate to one another. The descriptions provided in this entry give insight into why each of these therapies is distinctive in nature and is not included in other categories.

Short Descriptions of Other Therapies

Brief Therapy

Brief Therapy focuses on time-sensitive interventions that aim to quickly move the client out of psychological distress by using strengths-based methods and the therapeutic alliance.

Chaos Theory

This theory suggests that a small change can have an effect over time on a larger scale in a nonlinear way. Therapists work with ...

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