Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a form of talk therapy that focuses on making connections between thoughts, emotions and behaviors. The premise of CBT is that thoughts influence feelings and behaviors; behaviors influence feelings and thoughts; and feelings influence thoughts and behaviors. In order to effectively improve your feelings and behaviors, you have to understand how your thoughts are affecting you. Changing thoughts and behaviors can change how you feel.
EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) is one of the best researched, most effective psychotherapy treatments for a wide range of issues, including: PTSD Panic attacks Phobias Dissociation Childhood trauma With national success rates up to 90%, studies show that EMDR can achieve the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. EMDR works very well for individuals who have tried therapy before but continue to feel stuck and unable to move forward.
Mindfulness is a type of therapy that focuses on increasing one's awareness and ability to be in the moment. Practiced through meditation, mindfulness exercises can help you become aware of your negative, self-critical thoughts. Moreover, mindfulness can increase your optimism, boost your mood and improve your self-image. Research proves that mindfulness exercises can actually rewire our brain in ways that affect our thoughts and behavior.