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What is Cognitive Behaviorial Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior and emotions.

Cognitive behavioral therapy focuses on changing the automatic negative thoughts that can contribute to and worsen emotional difficulties, depression, and anxiety. These spontaneous negative thoughts have a detrimental influence on mood.

Through CBT, these thoughts are identified, challenged, and replaced with more objective, realistic thoughts.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) helps you learn to change your thoughts, feelings and behaviors so you feel better.  By targeting your reactions to situations, CBT can help you react more effectively in difficult situations, and even learn to feel better when you are unable to change the situations that occur around you.

Types of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Revive Offers:

Cognitive therapy centers on identifying and changing inaccurate or distorted

thinking pattern, emotional responses, and behaviors. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) addresses thoughts and behaviors while incorporating strategies such as emotional regulation and mindfulness.

While each type of cognitive behavioral therapy takes a different approach, all work to address the underlying thought patterns that contribute to psychological distress.

What CBT Can Help With

Cognitive behavior therapy can be used as a short-term treatment to help individuals

learn to focus on present thoughts and beliefs.

CBT is used to treat a wide range of conditions including:

  • Addiction

  • Anger Issues

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Depression

  • Eating disorders

  • Panic attacks

  • Personality disorders

  • Phobias

In addition to mental health conditions, CBT has been found to help people cope with the following:

  • Chronic pain or serious illnesses

  • Divorce or break - ups

  • Grief or loss

  • Insomnia

  • Low Self -Esteem

  • Relationship problems

  • Stress management

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