Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a classic talk therapy technique that helps increase awareness of negative thinking in order to better handle challenging situations. In addition to helping those with mental health disorders (such as anxiety or depression), CBT is also helpful for anyone who is looking to learn how to manage stressful situations. Therapists that use CBT often have a structured program, which involves a set number of sessions. CBT is frequently paired with other treatments, such as medication, when necessary. Think this approach may be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s CBT experts today.

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Concrete tools to increase awareness of the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behavioral patterns, to create beneficial changes.

— Layla Ashley, Marriage & Family Therapist in Valley Village, CA

Primary intervention used is CBT and solutions focused.

— Elaine Oliver, Licensed Professional Counselor in Laurel, MD

CBT teaches us about the connection between our thoughts, feelings and behaviors that follows an activating event. My goal is to bring awareness to how you as the client are able to identify, challenge and replace those irrational thoughts with more rational ones to provide you the freedom of being yourself, and validating your own feelings.

— Lauretta Akpoyoware, Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio, TX

Together we will explore and learn how your thoughts and beliefs about yourself, others, and the world may be influencing your emotions and your actions. We will examine what beliefs are no longer serving you and work together to restructure them in a way that allows your feelings and behaviors to be more aligned with how you envision yourself at your best.

— Samantha Abbatiello, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

I'm a licensed therapist who is trained in CBT with a flair of mindfulness. Most of my clients prefer a varied approach to therapy, meaning sometimes we work on basic coping skills, other times we incorporate belief restructuring, nervous system regulation, assertiveness training, IFS informed practices. All techniques can be blended together to best suit your needs.

— Hannah Brents, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brookline, MA

I am trained in several evidenced based CBT practices that help inform my practice. I am able to actively help clients with their thinking patterns and their internal working models.

— Emily Russell, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I draw from cognitive-behavioral perspectives to help you understand your relationship between thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. I also implement Exposure Therapy and Exposure with Response Prevention for treatment of anxiety, OCD, and avoidance behaviors. I also use behavioral, DBT, and other skills to help with ADHD, procrastination, and recovery from autistic burnout.

— Cat Salemi, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in ,

I have extensive knowledge and experience in identifying and modifying problematic thoughts and behaviors. My training and practical application have enabled me to help clients effectively manage and overcome a wide range of psychological challenges, fostering lasting change and improved mental health.

— Margo De La Cruz, Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

Our perception is reality. The way we perceive a situation, FEELS completely real and we will respond based on that perception. However, not all of our perceptions our helpful or accurate. CBT can help a person distinguish the difference between helpful and unhelpful thoughts so that they don't need to suffer unnecessarily.

— Isabel Otanez-Ortiz, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pleasant Grove, UT

As an expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I specialize in supporting moms with maternal mental health, individuals with anxiety, and those facing relationship challenges. My approach focuses on identifying and altering negative thought patterns to foster positive behavioral changes. With a deep understanding of the unique struggles faced by my clients, I provide tailored CBT techniques to empower them to overcome obstacles and enhance their overall well-being.

— Crystal Trammell, Associate Clinical Social Worker in San Jose, CA

I use a wide range of treatment approaches choosing the most effective for the issue involved, including Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Narrative, and Mindfulness based psychotherapies

— Jessica Morrison, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of problems including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug use problems, marital problems, eating disorders, and severe mental illness. Numerous research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in functioning and quality of life. In many studies, CBT has been demonstrated to be as effective as, or more effective than, other forms of therapy.

— Crystal Bettenhausen-Bubulka, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Coronado, CA

CBT is a model which I truly believe has the capacity to aid others in changing for good. I have been trained to administer it for children, up to senior adults. I believe that our thoughts, feelings and behaviors are intertwined and when one of them becomes unhealthy, the others suffer. My mission is to utilize this modality to ensure that you feel symmetry in your life and maintain a sense of balance while achieving your goals.

— Dylan Daugherty, Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, TX

Embark on a path to positive change with me, a skilled practitioner in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Through collaborative and goal-oriented sessions, we address the nexus between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Unlock powerful strategies to challenge and reshape negative patterns, fostering resilience and lasting transformation. Experience a therapeutic journey that empowers you to navigate life's challenges with newfound insight and practical tools.

— Nick Worstell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Fort Collins, CO

CBT is often an approach to therapy that is structured and skills-based. You will learn practical tools and strategies for shifting your thoughts, feelings, and actions to create change in your life. CBT teaches cognitive awareness and restructuring to impact how you feel and act. CBT takes a snapshot of your life, gives you opportunities to practice managing stress/change, and offers the effective tools you need to apply it generally in various areas of your life.

— Dr. Rona Maglian, Psychologist in Orange County, CA

This is probably the one you have heard the most about. It looks at how your thoughts, your feelings, and your actions all work together. We start by understanding what negative thoughts get in your way the most, how they make you feel, and how you respond. We'll explore what often causes these negative thoughts to come up for you. Then we'll make sure you know tools you can use to calm your body down in these situations so you can respond differently.

— Kimberly Valdez, Therapist in Houston, TX 77058, TX