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    What is CBT?

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is a short-term, problem-focused form of behavioral treatment that helps people see the difference between beliefs, thoughts, and feelings, and free them from unhelpful patterns of behavior.

    CBT is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events – rather than the events themselves – that determines how he or she will feel and act in response.

    CBT can help with:

    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Panic attacks
    • Phobias
    • Obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD)
    • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Substance dependency
    • Persistent pain
    • Disordered eating
    • Sexual issues
    • Anger management issues

    Most people with clearly defined behavioral and emotional concerns tend to reap the benefits of CBT. If any of the above issues resonate with you, we encourage you to try cognitive behavioral therapy.

    With CBT, you’ll be able to adjust the thoughts that directly influence your emotions and behavior. This adjustment process is referred to as cognitive reconstructing, which happens through different CBT techniques.

    Some CBT techniques are:

    • Journaling
    • Challenging beliefs
    • Relaxation
    • Meditation
    • Mindfulness
    • Social, physical and thinking exercises

    Cognitive behavioral therapy is much more than sitting and talking about whatever comes to mind during a session. CBT sessions are structured to ensure that the therapist and the person in treatment are focused on the different goals of each session, which in turn ensures that each and every session is productive.

    If you or someone you know would benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, please contact us today. We would be happy to speak with you about how we may be able to help.

    These clinicians specialize in Mindfulness.

    Robert Conrad (He/him/his)

    Robert Conrad (He/him/his)

    Rob is an LMSW Licensed Master of Social Work and earned his Master's of Social Work from the University of Michigan. Rob has experience working with children, teens, families, and adults.
    Emily Thomas (She/her/hers)

    Emily Thomas (She/her/hers)

    I am a licensed clinical social work and I have a Master's degree in social work from Wayne State University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Wayne State. I have experience […]
    Marianne Boykin (She/her/hers)

    Marianne Boykin (She/her/hers)

    Marianne is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Her areas of experience and training include trauma […]
    Kevin Maybury (He/him/his)

    Kevin Maybury (He/him/his)

    My hope for each client I see is that they gain a better understanding of themselves and in turn a better understanding of the world around them. As a therapist, my role is to provide a […]
    Megan Flier (She/her/hers)

    Megan Flier (She/her/hers)

    As a therapist, I see my work with each person as a privilege. To be allowed to hear a person's story is an honor, even more so to walk with someone as they seek resolution to whatever troubles they are facing […]
    Sharon Werner (She/her/hers)

    Sharon Werner (She/her/hers)

    As a therapist, my goal is to create a safe, respectful, and compassionate space to explore strong emotions and the role they may be serving in your life. Feelings and actions that don’t make sense on […]
    Bren Shantz (He/him/his)

    Bren Shantz (He/him/his)

    Deciding to start the counseling process can feel overwhelming. For many people, the emotions and experiences that are causing suffering have existed for such a long time that […]

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