What is CBT?

CBT or Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy is a form of talk therapy that focuses on how one’s thoughts, beliefs and attitudes can affect one’s feelings and actions. By examining the relationship between one’s thoughts (particularly negative thinking patterns), feelings and actions, appropriate and practical coping skills are taught so as to deal with different problems.

What can CBT help with?

Evidence suggests that CBT can be an effective treatment for a range of mental health problems, such as:

  • anxiety or panic attacks
  • depression
  • eating problems
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • phobias
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

CBT may also help with:

  • anger problems
  • insomnia
  • sexual or relationship problems
  • drug or alcohol problems

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