Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide

Supportive Psychotherapy

Elizabeth Winter, M.D.
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  • Supportive psychotherapy is aimed at providing symptom relief and creating behavior change without modifying personality.
  • Employs a conversational style that deals with problems in current interpersonal relationships and environmental situations without attempting to correlate events with the past

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Last updated: November 21, 2014