WHAT IS COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY?
Understandably many people still appear confused by the term ''Cognitive Behavioural Therapy' also known as CBT.
CBT is a type of psychotherapy which is relatively short term and has a solution focused approach to help individuals who aresuffering from psychological distress.
CBT is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence as the most effective form of treatment for Depression and Anxiety Disorders.
Thoughts can have a direct impact upon how we feel emotionally and physically which can then affect our behaviour.
Therefore CBT focuses on changing negative thought processes and negative patterns of behaviour in order to help clients feel better both emotionally and physically.
CBT helps individuals who are currently overwhelmed by different life stressors which are impacting the quality of their life.
It can help reduce distress and decrease unpleasant symptoms experienced by acquiring new coping skills and resources.