What is

Cognitive Behavioural
Therapy (CBT)

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What is CBT ?
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that can help you manage your problems by changing the way you think and behave.

Cognitive therapy examines the things you think, and behaviour therapy examines the things you do.
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What is the proof that CBT works ?
Advances in CBT have been made through research and clinical practice. There is significant scientific evidence that CBT methods work and lead to positive change.

Here is a short article that explains the evidence as to why CBT works:

What’s the evidence that CBT works?

What do CBT sessions consist of ?
A typical CBT session involves working through exercises with your therapist to explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

You may also discuss the progress that has been made since the last session and go over the outcome of any activities you may have completed since the last session.
Are the benefits of CBT long-term ?
At the beginning, CBT works at the ‘symptoms level’, helping you to reduce and better manage your symptoms on a day to day basis.

Following that, the benefits of CBT can remain long-term as they're designed to maintain your progress and help you stay well.

What are

the benefits of CBT

These are some of the most common benefits
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Improved mental health

All mental health treatments are aimed at improving your mental health and CBT is no different, the results are astounding.

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Quick results

The CBT process can span six to twelve weeks, however, the benefits of CBT are realised along the journey and not just the end.

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Improved mood

CBT allows you to observe your moods, so you can identify how they influence  your thoughts and behaviour which can lead to drastic improvements.

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Encourages positive thoughts

CBT identifies negative thought patterns, so that you can correct them and have a more positive outlook on your life and situations.

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Well-structured sessions

During CBT sessions, you and your therapist discuss specific problems and set specific goals. There is a process to follow that's well structured.

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Teaches life long skills

The benefits experienced from CBT are not limited to just a few weeks; they span a life time and can help you overcome multiple issues.