What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

April 5, 2017


Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that treats problems and boosts happiness by modifying dysfunctional emotions, behaviors, and thoughts. Unlike traditional Freudian psychoanalysis, which probes childhood wounds to get at the root causes of conflict, CBT focuses on solutions, encouraging patients to challenge distorted cognitions and change destructive patterns of behavior.* 


The theory is based on “thoughts” lead to “feelings” which lead to “behaviors.”  A therapist will work with you to identify your negative thoughts and work on replacing these thoughts with more positive ideas.  The goal is for you to experience more positive thoughts which lead to more positive feelings and to more positive behaviors.  


CBT is used to treat depression, anxiety, grief, addiction, phobias and many other mental illnesses.  CBT has been tested and there is empirical evidence of the effectiveness of this therapy.  If you think you can benefit from CBT, please reach out for an appointment.  



                                                                        *Source - Psychology Today


Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Recent Posts

August 15, 2018

March 28, 2018

January 29, 2018

January 3, 2018

August 13, 2017

Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

© 2023 by Natural Remedies. Proudly created with Wix.com

  • b-facebook
  • Twitter Round
  • b-googleplus