Why Brief Therapy is the Shortcut to Success in Mental Health

July 16, 2021 By Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

The Quick Fix: Brief Therapy is Your Mental Health Miracle

Are you tired of feeling stuck in therapy, never quite making the progress you want? Do you feel like you’ve spent a fortune on therapy sessions without seeing results? If so, brief therapy may be just what you need.

Brief therapy is like a mental health booster shot. It can help you overcome your challenges quickly, efficiently, and with lasting results.Brief therapy is like a mental health booster shot. It can help you overcome your challenges quickly, efficiently, and with lasting results.

– Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT

Here are three reasons why brief therapy can be the quick fix you’ve been looking for:

Time is Money – Don’t Waste Either

Let’s face it: life is busy, and therapy can be time-consuming. With brief therapy, you can make progress towards your goals in a shorter amount of time, saving you both time and money. In fact, research has shown that brief therapy can be just as effective as longer-term therapies in treating a variety of mental health conditions (Shedler, 2010). Plus, with a clear endpoint in sight, you can stay motivated and focused on your goals throughout the treatment process.

Empower Yourself – Say Goodbye to Therapy Dependence

One of the downsides of traditional therapy is that it can create a dependence on the therapist. With brief therapy, however, the focus is on empowering you to become self-sufficient and independent. Therapists provide you with a toolbox of skills and coping mechanisms that you can use outside of therapy sessions to maintain your progress. This can help you feel confident and equipped to handle challenges on your own, without relying on your therapist.

Cut to the Chase – Focus on What Matters

Have you ever felt like you were just going through the motions in therapy, never really getting to the heart of the matter? With brief therapy, you can cut to the chase and focus on what matters most. This structured approach helps you stay motivated and engaged, making the most of your therapy sessions. Plus, the skills and coping mechanisms you learn in brief therapy can be used for a lifetime, helping you achieve long-lasting change.

In conclusion, brief therapy can be a quick fix that provides long-lasting benefits for your mental health. It’s time to say goodbye to endless therapy sessions and hello to a more focused, structured, and goal-oriented approach. So if you’re looking for a mental health miracle, consider giving brief therapy a try!


  • Shedler, J. (2010). The efficacy of psychodynamic psychotherapy. American Psychologist, 65(2), 98-109. doi: 10.1037/a0018378
  • Hofmann, S. G., Asnaani, A., Vonk, I. J., Sawyer, A. T., & Fang, A. (2012). The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Review of Meta-analyses. Cognitive therapy and research, 36(5), 427-440. doi: 10.1007/s10608-012-9476-1

About The Author

Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT
With 15 years of rich experience in supporting individuals, couples, and families in navigating through life’s challenges and achieving their goals, Anna Svetchnikov, LMFT is a force to reckon with in the field of therapy. A certified trauma therapist, author, speaker, and presenter, Anna’s advocacy for mental health awareness and stigma reduction resonates in her professional pursuits.