Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Learn about Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a second wave behavior therapy modality focused on creating change in thoughts and behaviors. CBT is helpful for those looking to address challenges of mental health, and life, in the here-and-now.
The CBT framework focuses on identifying concrete thoughts and behaviors patterns that hinder one's capacity to engage in life fully, and then transforming them through coping skills, thought restructuring, and behavioral change. Commonly known as the "gold standard" for therapy, CBT methods for anxiety, depression, and related disorders have been scientifically proven to decrease mental health symptoms and improve quality of life in a short amount of time.
What to Expect
CBT is typically held 1-2x/week in individualized therapy sessions.
CBT is offered within both Standard Therapy and Intensive Outpatient Programs.
CBT is focused on identifying thoughts and/or behaviors, connected to maladaptive patterns showing up in everyday living, and then learning to change them. The goal of CBT is to reduce emotional distress related to these patterns include depression, anxiety, guilty, self-criticism, perfectionism, trauma and grief, and to help patients re-engage in a value driven life. CBT recognizes the significance of each clients' past, and places emphasis on how it impacts their present. CBT is an interactive form of therapy that combines in-session interventions and at home exercises and goals, so that skills and healing happen inside and outside of the therapy room. CBT can be performed on a short term or long term basis, depending on each patient's treatment goals.
Reach out to us with your therapy needs and a member of our team will contact you within 24 hours.