What is Individual Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy

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See also: Counseling

Individual therapy is a psychotherapeutic session involving only two persons, the therapist and the patient.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Individual Therapy

Severe
16
Moderate
48
Mild
90
None
544

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Individual Therapy

Patients
40
Patients
37
Patients
34
Patients
18

Show all 92 reported side effects

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently going to Individual Therapy)
Dosage
60 min weekly
Patients
529
Dosage
50 min weekly
Patients
252
Dosage
60 min monthly
Patients
223
Dosage
120 min monthly
Patients
193
Dosage
45 min weekly
Patients
174
Dosage
30 min monthly
Patients
98
Dosage
100 min monthly
Patients
84
Dosage
90 min monthly
Patients
82
Dosage
50 min monthly
Patients
70
Dosage
45 min monthly
Patients
64

Dosages based on patients currently going to Individual Therapy.

Why Patients Stopped Individual therapy (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Felt finished with this treatment
Patients
281
Reason
Other
Patients
251
Reason
Expense
Patients
229
Reason
This particular therapist or program didn't seem to help
Patients
197
Reason
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help
Patients
189
Reason
Completed the number of sessions covered by my insurance
Patients
95
Reason
I didn't have enough time
Patients
75
Reason
Change in health plan coverage
Patients
58
Reason
No convenient appointments available
Patients
48
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
45
Reason
Found another therapist or program I preferred
Patients
35
Reason
Not indicated
Patients
4
Reason
Course of treatment ended
Patients
1
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Duration

How Long Current Patients Have Been In Individual Therapy
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
5
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
9
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
7
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
15
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
44
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
309
Stopped Going to Individual Therapy
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
41
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
137
Duration
3-6 months
Patients
129
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
181
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
149
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
264

Adherence


Always
Patients
387
55%
Usually
Patients
226
32%
Sometimes
Patients
64
9%
Never
Patients
21
3%

Burden


Very
Patients
67
10%
Somewhat
Patients
182
26%
A little
Patients
227
33%
Not at all
Patients
222
32%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
238
52%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
101
22%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
87
19%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
71
15%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
41
9%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
160
35%
Last updated:

99 patient evaluations for Individual Therapy

thjuland
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thjuland
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

See thjuland's full Individual Therapy history

May 10, 2015 (Started Aug 10, 1994)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for MS dementia (subcortical dementia): Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Diagnostic assessment: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all

  • 0 helpful marks
cutekitty4x4
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cutekitty4x4
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 4
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Moderate
16 F
Function: Low
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
OCD

See cutekitty4x4's full Individual Therapy history

Apr 13, 2015 (Started Mar 05, 2015)

  • Perceived effectiveness for OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder): None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 50 min Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
58 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

See God's Worshipper's full Individual Therapy history

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Jul 15, 1977)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar II Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Schizoaffective Disorder: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Residual Schizophrenia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Paranoid Schizophrenia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Suicidal thoughts or urges: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depression with suicidal thoughts: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Suicidal ideation: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Suicide attempt: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sleep problems: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Unrefreshing or poor sleep: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Difficulty sleeping: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Borderline Personality Disorder: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Support mental / emotional health: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Cognitive confusion: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Confusion: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Lack of motivation: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Lack of sleep: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Lack of energy: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Sex drive (libido) decreased: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional eating: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Overwhelming emotions: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Emotional pain: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Memory problems: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Slight
  • Perceived effectiveness for Schizophrenia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar I Disorder: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Insomnia: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 180 min Monthly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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