Cognitive and behavioral therapies

Cognitive and behavioral therapies actively engage individuals in identifying and modifying problematic thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to emotional distress and psychological issues. These evidence-based approaches focus on the present, aiming to solve current problems and teach clients skills for modifying their thinking and behavior.

In cognitive therapy, therapists work with clients to uncover and challenge distorted or irrational thoughts that lead to negative emotions and behaviors. By examining the evidence for and against these thoughts, individuals learn to develop more balanced and constructive ways of thinking.

Behavioral therapy concentrates on changing unhealthy or destructive behaviors through various techniques such as exposure therapy, where individuals gradually confront their fears in a controlled environment, or through behavior modification techniques, which encourage the adoption of healthier behaviors in response to specific stimuli.

Combining cognitive and behavioral strategies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) offers a comprehensive approach to treating a wide range of psychological disorders, including depression, anxiety, phobias, and stress-related issues. It empowers individuals to take an active role in their recovery, providing them with the tools to reduce symptoms, improve well-being, and prevent relapse.

 

Dr. Becca Graham

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