CBT is a widely used and measurably effective method for psychological change. Based on the principles of cognitive and behavioural psychology - that psychological unrest occurs in response to unhelpful thought patterns and unhelpful learned behaviours, CBT challenges those learned thoughts and behaviours by encouraging more helpful action.
This method usually requires the client to partake in activities such as journalling or role play to improve their self-awareness and uncover the distortions which may be causing problems.
In collaboration with the therapist, clients will learn better coping and problem-solving skills, these may also include relaxation and mindfulness techniques, which when combined they lead to improvements in well-being and confidence.
Concerns suitable for CBT;
• Anxiety Disorders
• Panic Attacks
• Substance Abuse and Addictions
• Disordered eating