What is CBT therapy?
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an effective type of psychotherapy treatment. It is commonly known as talk therapy. CBT is defined as a structured and goal driven treatment option aimed to solve psychological stresses in a practical solution-oriented way. This form of treatment will help focus on how a person’s thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and influences will affect their behaviors, actions, and mood in everyday life. The goal of CBT is to alter maladaptive behaviors, thoughts, and beliefs into cultivating them with healthier coping strategies that will positively guide them in life challenges.
Who is CBT therapy for?
CBT is a useful and effective tool for all age groups. CBT has help treat different mental health disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety and panic attacks, anger management, drug or alcohol problems, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), phobias, and relationship problems. Although, CBT is a short term therapy option, it is not only created to address mental health disorders but also to balance one’s emotional and mental wellbeing. CBT is designed to help anyone learn how to make healthier choices and decisions by creating a new way of being.
What should I expect during the therapy session?
In CBT therapy, client will meet with mental health counselor to address specific issues that are affecting one’s life. The client and counselor will set goals to work towards changing maladaptive ways to adaptive ways by being assigned homework activities, worksheets, reading, or practicing what one has learned to build on during regular therapy sessions. CBT will allow you to apply what you are learning, which will transform your life in a meaningful and healthier way.
How do I get started with New Life 360, Inc. to receive this type of therapy?
At New Life 360, Inc. we have trained therapists who can answer any questions you may have about the therapeutic process and how to get started. The earliest appointment will be scheduled with a professional of your choice. We have qualified staff that are specialized in various types of therapy that can assist you with your presenting problems. It is recommended that you review any questions or concerns regarding the process that you may have. An evaluation and treatment planning is prepared for an accurate assessment of the problem and how to best treat the problem.