Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT) is an action oriented, solution focused, humanist approach to emotional growth that emphasises the individual’s capacity for controlling, altering and creating their emotional states. It educates people in how the past affects the present. It focuses on currently held attitudes emotions and behaviours known to be self-defeating for the person, and blocks their development, thus limiting their life experience. It helps to change maladaptive thinking and behaviour to more healthy realistic alternatives and establishes new more constructive patterns for living a more fulfilling life.

Symptoms treated include: ANXIETY, PANIC ATTACKS AND AGROPHOBIA, SOCIAL PHOBIA AND SPECIFIC PHOBIA,
GENERALISED ANXIETY DISORDER (GAD), DEPRESSION,  OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD),  
POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD

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