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Does Therapy Work? Yes. And Here is The Evidence.

You might be wondering, ‘Does therapy work?’

Yes. It does.

And… There is nothing I love more than evidence to highlight how beneficial therapy is! The evidence is strong for not only symptom improvement but life-long change.

As part of the National Psychotherapy Day Blog Challenge, these counsellors and therapists have done the work for you and have rounded up some of the research for evidence based practice and practice based evidence.

Does therapy work? Yes…and here is the evidence

Some Of The Evidence Why Psychotherapy Works…

By Marg Ryan

Does Psychotherapy Work? Short Answer: Yes

By Jodie Gale

Therapy Works And Here Is The Evidence

By Kate Kernick

Psychotherapy is Evidence Based

By Andrea Szasz

Why Choosing Evidenced-Based Couples Counselling Is So Important

By Karen Holmes

Therapy Works. Here’s How I Know

By Emma Cameron

How Therapy Can Help You to Stop Worrying

By Marg Ryan

Evidence Informed Practice Statement


Evidence for Depth Psychotherapy

By PACIFICA Graduate Institute

Talk Therapy: Off the Couch and Into the Lab

By Raymond, Levy & Ablon

The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

By Jonathan Shedler





Sydney Registered Clinical Psychotherapist, Therapeutic Counsellor, Trauma + Eating Disorder Therapist, Jodie Gale, is a leading specialist in women’s emotional, psychological and spiritual health and well-being. Over the last 20+ years, Jodie has helped 100s of women transform their lives. She has a private counselling, life-coaching and psychotherapy practice in Manly, Allambie Heights and Frenchs Forest on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Jodie is passionate about putting the soul back into therapy!



One Response

  1. This is a great collection of articles! Therapy definitely works for me, and for countless others I’ve spoken to. Thanks for including my contribution to the topic.

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