What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
CBT has been proved to be helpful in treating a wide range of emotional disorders. It aims to help through focusing on the effects that thinking can have on feelings and mood. The therapist and client work together in changing ways of thinking and acting, to help the way the person feels.
What happens in therapy sessions?
CBT is a way of talking about events, situations, people and the way we think about or perceive them. It also examines how actions affect thoughts and feelings. It may help to break down problems into smaller parts to become aware of the effect on daily life.
What problems can be helped with CBT?
Using CBT we offer help for problems such as:
Anxiety disorders including:
- Generalized Anxiety (Worry) Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Social Anxiety
- Health Anxiety
In addition CBT has shown to be helpful for dealing with Sleep Disorders, Chronic Pain (in combination with physical therapy), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Sexual Disorders.
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