Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the most well-known therapy in the UK. It is a brief therapy, usually lasting between 6 and 16 sessions and is well researched to treat a range of difficulties, including depression, anxietyObsessive Compulsive DisorderSocial PhobiaPost Traumatic Stress Disorder and Bipolar Affective Disorder.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy considers that thoughts, behaviours, emotions and bodily sensations to events are closely linked. It practises that if you are able to alter one of these four areas, then you can find exits that can change your path for the better.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a highly effective treatment and is usually considered as a first line of therapy when a client has not yet received any sort of treatment. It usually involves weekly sessions and requires clients to complete homework exercises which allow them to practise ideas suggested in sessions when they are at home. These include thought diaries and behavioural experiments. Your homework exercises will be tailored specifically to your needs.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us at Twenty20 Psychology to discuss your Cognitive Behavioural Therapy requirements.

 

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a highly effective treatment and is usually considered as a first line of therapy when a client has not yet received any sort of treatment.