Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidenced-based treatment which focuses on identifying, understanding, and changing thinking and behavior patterns. Clients will learn how to identify what triggers unwanted thoughts and how it has an impact on their behavior and interactions with others. The goal of CBT is for the client to develop coping skills so that they can control these thoughts and behaviors. This helps clients to continue to progress outside of therapy.
Q: How long does this type of therapy last?
- CBT usually lasts about 12 sessions, but each person is different and might have multiple issues they would like to address in therapy. Therefore, the length of therapy will be assessed on a case by case basis.
Q: Who can benefit from CBT?
- Anyone experiencing anxiety and/or depression.
- Teens and adults who experience unwanted or negative thoughts.
Q: Why CBT?
- It has been shown to be an excellent treatment in therapy since it is the best combination of behavior and cognitive therapies. Research and studies prove that it works.