Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Archives

Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2022-11-22T04:11:13+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Tools for Coping With Anger

By |2022-10-02T21:08:49+02:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Anger Management, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Wellness|

TW: If you or someone you know is experiencing violent thoughts or actions due to anger, please stop and connect with these help now resources. Anger can emerge in many forms: from the slow buildup of upsetting situations to a sudden, unexpected event.  Anger is usually considered an unpleasant experience and can be particularly [...]

6 Misconceptions about BPD

By |2022-06-20T20:16:39+02:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, BPD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Trigger warning: This article briefly mentions self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Borderline Personality (BPD) is believed to affect anywhere between 1-4% of the population.  It can be argued that BPD is the most commonly talked about personality disorder currently.  While these discussions can bring about awareness and advocacy for the proper treatment of the diagnosis, it [...]

What to Expect from Therapy

By |2022-06-20T19:17:42+02:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Alternative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

As society becomes more open and aware of the importance of mental health, therapy is slowly becoming less stigmatized. There are definitely still people who are afraid to take the plunge and try out therapy, but of those individuals who give it a shot, many find it to be extremely helpful with their personal growth. [...]

5 Ways CBT Supports Couples

By |2022-09-02T13:32:03+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 |2022-09-02T13:40:59+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, [...]

10 Reasons to Try CBT

By |2022-09-02T13:42:55+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 [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Social Anxiety

By |2022-09-02T13:44:45+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 [...]

Reasons Why Online Therapy Works

By |2022-09-02T13:48:20+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, [...]

How to Utilize CBT for Trauma

By |2022-09-02T13:50:27+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, [...]

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