Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Archives

5 Ways CBT Supports Couples

By |2022-05-09T16:22:45+02:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships|

CBT Works Well for Couples Have you considered starting couples counseling with a loved one?  First off, congratulations on making such an important consideration for your relationship!  Couples counseling is a fantastic option to get two people on the same page in a romantic relationship. You may be familiar with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) already.  [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Intrusive Thoughts

By |2022-04-27T19:44:43+02:00April 30th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

Imagine you are sitting in bed relaxing when out of no where you have an unsettling thought. The thought feels random and unprompted, which leads to fear and anxiety. This can feel uncomfortable and may lead to feeling guilty for having the thought. While these thoughts are, in reality, of no harm to you, they [...]

10 Reasons to Try CBT

By |2022-04-25T19:12:42+02:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Wellness|

Perhaps you have heard about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also known as CBT.  Have you ever wondered what makes CBT unique compared to other types of therapies that are offered?  If so, you are in the right place!  In this article we are going to explore the different components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. #1 CBT Focuses [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Social Anxiety

By |2022-04-23T14:58:52+02:00April 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Phobia, Social Anxiety|

We all have our moments where we find ourselves feeling anxious in social situations. Social anxiety may be brought on by the social situation, such as meeting a significant other's family for the first time. It also can be due to the people you find yourself surrounded with, such as new groups of individuals you [...]

Reasons Why Online Therapy Works

By |2022-04-11T20:25:30+02:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Treatment|

When Covid-19 led to mass shutdowns globally, we as a society quickly turned to technology to find ways to work, interact, and even receive medical attention.  One of the biproducts of this concept is a major surge in Teletherapy.  People could now access mental health services from the comfort of their own home.  Today, places [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Trauma

By |2022-04-09T17:09:18+02:00April 9th, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD|

What is Trauma? Trauma is defined as "an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape or natural disaster."Written by American Psychological Association . Trauma can be a multitude of things and can differ from one person to the next. What is traumatic to one person may not be to someone else, even [...]

Four Ways to Manage Distressing Emotions

By |2022-04-05T19:45:57+02:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Panic attack, PTSD, Stress|

Distressing emotions can creep up on us rather quickly.  Sometimes there is a trigger, such as unexpected piece of news, or getting into verbal conflict with someone.  Other times, it may not feel as though there is a clear trigger, such as when a panic attack sets in.  When we experience distressing emotions, what can [...]

Finding Hope in Uncertainty

By |2022-03-23T16:29:53+02:00March 26th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Personal development, Wellness|Tags: |

Introduction to Uncertainty The topic of uncertainty can feel overwhelming at the mere mention of the word.  Anxiety-provoking, the word “uncertainty” leaves a sour taste of confusion and sometimes even feelings of helplessness. Philosophers, psychologists, and artists alike will use the topic of uncertainty as a core topic in their work. Yet, despite the scary [...]

Setting Boundaries in Addiction Recovery Using CBT

By |2022-03-14T19:30:21+02:00March 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Personal development, Treatment|

Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and, really, a healthy life. Setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill. Alcohol and substance use addiction recovery can be a long and challenging journey. If you are reading this and you are currently on that journey, I would love to take some time and provide you with some [...]

6 Signs of Enmeshment & What to Do

By |2022-02-28T21:06:23+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What is Enmeshment? As relational beings, we have the core desire to love and be loved. This desire is inherently GOOD, but certain factors can cause this desire to become distorted. One way love and connection can become distorted is through enmeshment. Enmeshment is when the lives of two or more people become so intertwined [...]

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