Psychodynamic psychotherapy is an evidence-based treatment effective for depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, self-identity, complex trauma, traumatic loss and bereavement, among many other issues. It provides time and space to feel understood at the deepest level and to develop a sense of relational safety. through the therapeutic alliance. The process helps to integrate past and present experiences, allowing insight and self acceptance to develop. This in turn supports the growth of positive feelings, and more secure relationships with friends, peers and family have a chance to grow. Over time, a greater sense of meaning and purpose can be experienced. Sometimes as few as 6-12 sessions can be enough to get life back on track, although deeper and more long lasting gains will usually need a longer timeframe.