It's CBT Time!
CBT is a treatment approach that includes proven treatment strategies for many mental health conditions. Treatment is generally shorter term than other forms of therapy and the strategies are specific and observable. CBT as a practical hands-on approach that can help individuals understand how their thoughts and behaviors impact their mood and overall well-being. The primary goal of CBT is to identify the patterns of thinking and behavior that contribute to their unwanted symptoms.
By making changes to these thinking and behavior patterns an individual can change the way they feel!
Examples of conditions that respond well to a CBT approach include anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social phobia, insomnia, depression, chronic pain, and many others.
Upcoming posts to the CBT-Time blog will provide more detailed background about cognitive behavioral therapy as well as specific strategies for various types of conditions or symptoms.