Problem-solving therapy is a brief, focused form of cognitive
therapy that is often used to treat symptoms of depression. It focuses on the
problems a person is currently facing and on helping to find solutions to those
Problem-solving therapy can be conducted by a health professional,
such as a nurse educated in this form of treatment, and is often less expensive
than other forms of counselling.
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry