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    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is a short-term, problem-focused form of behavioral treatment that helps people recognize the connection between thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

    CBT is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events – rather than the events themselves – that determines how he or she will feel and act in response.

    CBT can help with:

    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Panic attacks
    • Phobias
    • Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD)
    • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Persistent pain
    • Anger management issues

    Most people with clearly defined behavioral and emotional concerns will reap the benefits of CBT. If any of the above issues resonate with you, I encourage you to try cognitive behavioral therapy.

    With CBT, you’ll be able to adjust the thoughts that directly influence your emotions and behavior.

    Some CBT techniques are:

    • Journalling
    • Challenging beliefs
    • Relaxation
    • Meditation
    • Mindfulness
    • Social, physical and thinking exercises

    Cognitive behavioral therapy is much more than sitting and talking about whatever comes to mind during a session. CBT sessions are structured to ensure that the therapist and the person in treatment are focused on the different goals of each session, which in turn ensures that each and every session is productive.

    If you or someone you know wants to benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, please contact me today. I would be happy to speak with you about how I may be able to help.