mental health, therapy, counseling and psychology terms glossary

Post Induction Therapy (PIT)

Post Induction Therapy (PIT) explores the important role of family of origin and its connection with attachment and developmental maturity. PIT discusses issues of codependency and reflects on clients’ relationships with self and others. Core issues are addressed, and its focus is primarily on the effects of childhood trauma and how this goes on to impact people’s codependency and development.

It is an eclectic trauma therapy approach that utilizes both individual and group therapy techniques. It was developed by Pia Mellody in the 1970s.  It is a combination of Gestalt Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Person-centered Humanistic Therapy, and others 

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