Side Effects of Psychotherapy
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 11&12, November 2020
Topics: Behavior therapy | Behavioral therapy | Behavioral treatment | Brief psychotherapy | Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Exercise | Psychotherapy | Therapy during medication appointment | Therapy with Med Management
Michael Linden, MD, PhD
Professor of psychiatry and director of psychosomatic research at the Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany. Dr. Linden has dual training as a psychologist and psychiatrist and is licensed as a cognitive behavior therapist. He has helped develop new branches of CBT, and his research has brought recognition to the potential side effects of psychotherapy.
Dr. Linden has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Psychotherapy can work as well as medication, but can it also have side effects? Michael Linden believes it can. He launched some of the key studies that brought light to this under-appreciated phenomenon, and in this interview he shows us how to recognize and avoid them.