talk-therapy

talk-therapy,

n psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes verbal communication between a practitioner and patient to treat an emotional or mental disorder.
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She describes a number of expressive therapies and provides information on when and how to link them in a treatment sequence with more commonly used talk-therapy methods.
Two camps, those on the biological side and those on the talk-therapy side, have research showing effectiveness of their "product" as well as reasons why their point of view is most trustworthy.
Talk-therapy guys see one an hour, at a hundred bucks.