Psycho-social forms of intervention


Types of support activities and interventions that can reduce stressful events, symptoms or risk and improve the quality of life.

Alternative labels

types of support activities
psychosocial forms of intervention
psychosocial types of interventions
psychosocial forms of interventions

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Psycho-social forms of intervention is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Psychotherapist: Psychotherapists assist and treat healthcare users with varying degrees of psychological, psychosocial, or psychosomatic behavioural disorders and pathogenic conditions by means of psychotherapeutic methods. They promote personal development and well-being and provide advice on improving relationships, capabilities, and problem-solving techniques. They use science-based psychotherapeutic methods such as behavioural therapy, existential analysis and logotherapy, psychoanalysis or systemic family therapy in order to guide the patients in their development and help them search for appropriate solutions to their problems. Psychotherapists are not required to have academic degrees in psychology or a medical qualification in psychiatry. It is an independent occupation from psychology, psychiatry, and counselling.

Optional knowledge

Psycho-social forms of intervention is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Psycho-social forms of intervention – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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