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Global Mental Health

By Intervention

Our faculty are global leaders in generating evidence for mental health programs in low-resource settings.  Since 2000, we have completed trials using different evidence-based psychotherapy interventions as well as other types of psychosocial and mental health programs.  You can search our research related to the following specific psychotherapies.

Common Elements Treatment Approach

A transdiagnostic approach that allows a single counselor to treat people with a range of common mental health problems. Learn more.

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

A treatment that strengthens a person’s interpersonal functioning, communication skills, and ability to mobilize social support and resources to reduce their symptoms of depression, anxiety and trauma. Learn more.

Behavioral Activation

An intervention that helps people identify and engage in healthy and pleasurable behaviors of their choosing to improve mood Learn more.

Cognitive Processing Therapy

A therapy that provides people with tools to process the trauma(s) they have experienced and gain skills to review their own emotions and thoughts to reduce symptoms and improve functioning. Learn more.

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

A treatment for trauma-affected children and adolescents that works with the child and their parents or caregivers to reduce trauma-related symptoms and behaviors. Learn more.

Other Therapies 

A range of psychosocial, parenting and social-economic interventions and programs  Learn more.