The Department of Health recommends CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) counselling as the most effective approach in its guidelines for the treatment of emotional disorders.
CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) practitioners help each person identify and change their extreme thinking and unhelpful behaviour. In doing this, the result is often a major improvement in how a person feels and lives.
CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) counselling can help you learn to:
- Develop better self-esteem and self-confidence.
- Change negative thinking patterns which keep you from fulfilling your goals.
- Look forward in a positive way.
- Gain a clearer sense of direction.
- Improve your sleep patterns
- Improve your relationships
- Help young people with self esteem/eating disorders/fear of exams/pressure of schoolwork
CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) counselling is proven to work with issues such as:
- Depression and mood problems.
- Anxiety and worry.
- Panic attacks and phobias.
- Low self esteem.
- Relationship and family problems.
- Bereavement grief and loss.
- Crisis management.
- Body image and eating disorders.
- Post traumatic stress disorder.
CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) counselling is widely used because:
- Its based on common sense and easy to use ideas.
- Research shows that CBT counselling really can help, and often quite quickly.
- Evidence shows that people who have been treated with CBT counselling improve rapidly and stay problem free for longer periods of time.
CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) counselling is proven to be effective for a wide range of emotional disorders including depression, anxiety and low self esteem, in trials it has been shown to be as effective as antidepressants in treating cases of mild to moderate depression.