Psychotherapy in the field of prevention - A conceptual framework

In the field of prevention, psychotherapy and counseling approach human problems in a practical way. Psychotherapy is usually considered to be an individual or a group psychological treatment for mental diseases, behavioral disturbances, or all other problem that leads to psychological distress and disturbances. Its aim is to help clients change impairments in a significant way, on cognitive, emotional, behavioral, interpersonal, personality or health levels. Psychotherapy is more than a helping device. It goes beyond a simple relationship of advice or support.