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What are Cognitive Distortions & How to Combat Them

By |2022-05-28T17:46:17+02:00May 28th, 2022|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health|

What are Cognitive Distortions? Cognitive Distortions, sometimes referred to as Thought Traps, are defined as 'faulty or inaccurate thinking, perception or belief.' Cognitive distortions are typically negative, not positive. Oftentimes, these thoughts pop up and disappear just as quickly. However, sometimes these thought traps become a pattern that ends up interfering with day-to-day life and [...]

10 Signs of High Functioning Anxiety and What to Do

By |2022-05-09T17:37:47+02:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health|

Ever thoughts you had anxiety but also feel like you get a lot done during your day?  You’re not alone!  There are plenty of people who have what is known as high functioning anxiety.  People with high functioning anxiety can often get work done and be an active participant in their daily activities.  However, they [...]

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 Social Anxiety Impacts Romantic Relationships & What to do

By |2022-05-07T16:30:09+02:00May 7th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Mental Health, Relationships|

What is Social Anxiety? Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is a disorder in which individuals find themselves experiencing significant anxiety, self consciousness, and embarrassment from everyday interactions, due to fear of being judged negatively by othersWritten by Mayo Clinic . Social Anxiety can lead to avoidance, which can be incredibly disruptive of day-to-day life. It has [...]

Eight Benefits of Therapy

By |2022-05-06T17:31:20+02:00May 5th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Treatment|

  Benefit #1: More confidence in your life One of the big things talked about in therapy is self-esteem, or how you feel about yourself.  Self-esteem can be high or low (or somewhere in between!) In therapy, we work on boosting your self-esteem so that you feel comfortable and confident with who you are and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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