Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

cognetive-behavior-largeWhat is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is based on the idea that a person’s own unrealistic thoughts and beliefs lead to their negative moods and unhealthy behavior. It rests on the theory that other people, situations, and events are not responsible for a person’s mood or behavior; instead it is that person’s reaction that creates the negative impact.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help the Following Conditions or Problems:
• Grief
• Anger
• Relationship problems
• Sleep disorder
• Depression
• Anxiety disorders

For people young or older, who experience these or other conditions, Cognitive Behavior Therapy helps the patient become aware of their unreasonable thoughts and beliefs so they can view the situation more realistically and react in a healthier way.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Techniques Are Effective…
• for anxiety
• for ocd (obsessive compulsive disorder)
• for weight loss
• and much more

There are Typically 5 Steps of Cognitive Behavior Therapy:
• Identify troubling situations or problems. These may be the result of a medical condition, a mental illness, or a disorder of some kind.
• Become aware of thoughts, emotions, and beliefs about those situations or conditions. Once these can be determined, the patient is encouraged to explore them and how they are interpreted by the patient.
• Identify negative or inaccurate thinking. To do this, the cognitive therapist may ask the patient to pay close attention to their physical, emotional, and behavioral responses to a troubling event.
• Challenge negative or inaccurate thinking. The therapist will ask the patient to question whether their thoughts are based on facts and logic or on a distortion of the situation.
• Change thoughts and beliefs. The ultimate goal is to replace negative, inaccurate thoughts with positive, accurate ones that are more realistic.

Completing these steps will help give the patient the power to cope with their situation in a healthy way and feel better about themselves and their life. The treatment can help the patient:

• Gain a better understanding of their condition or situation
• Identify and change behaviors or thoughts that negatively affect their lives
• Explore relationships and experiences
• Find better ways to cope and solve problems
• Learn to set realistic goals for their lives
• Feel better about themselves
• Reduce the likelihood of a relapse

What We Treat

The Center for Treatment and of Anxiety and Mood Disorders specializes in treating a wide variety of disorders including:

Types of Therapy

The Center offers cutting edge therapy designed to get you on the road to a speedy recovery. We will help you to learn how to live your daily life free from the fears or compulsions that inhibit you or your child’s ability to complete each day’s tasks.

Mindfulness Training

Mindfulness Training

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

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Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Psychodynamic
Psychotherapy

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Medications

Medications

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Group Therapy

Group Therapy

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Intensive Weekend Programming

Intensive Weekend Programming

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In-Vivo Exposure Therapy

In-Vivo Exposure Therapy

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More Ways to Get Help Now

We offer cognitive behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, mindfulness meditation, group therapy. and medication. Depending on your needs, here’s how you can get help now:

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Online or Phone
Therapy

For individuals around the country or those wanting help from the comfort of your own home, we offer therapy via Facetime, Skype or phone.

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In Person
Treatment

We have professionals available 7 days a week. Our offices are conveniently located in the Boca/Delray area.

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Intensive Weekend
Programs

For those who prefer a more short-term approach we offer weekend sessions for individuals or groups. Perfect for those with a less flexible work schedule.

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