There are many types of so-called talking therapy and with each practitioner claiming that `their` particular brand of talking therapy is the most effective, it can be quite difficult to work out which type of counseling or psychotherapy is the right one for you. In an age when health providers aspire to provide provide personalized medicine, the natural question `what type of counseling is best for me?` occurs to most seeking treatment.

The UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence issued guidance back in 2011 that attempted to address the question of what psychological treatments work for what disorders. The guidance, though old now, is available here.