Demonstrates a sound understanding of the thought and behavioral patterns that create challenges for clients.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in NEWPORT BEACH, CA
Cognitive therapy is an active, structured form of psychotherapy that is designed to rapidly and effectively reduce and eliminate psychological symptoms. Cognitive is simply a fancy word that means thoughts. Cognitive behavior therapy, sometimes known as CBT is a form of psychological treatment that focuses on the thoughts and behaviors that accompany psychological distress.
Obsessions are Recurrent or persistent thoughts, impulses, or images that are experienced, at some time during the disturbance, as intrusive and inappropriate and that cause marked anxiety or distress; The thoughts, impulses, or images are not simply excessive worries about real life problems; The person attempts to ignore or suppress such thoughts, impulses, or images, or to neutralize them with some other thought or action; The person recognizes that the obsessional thought, impulses, or image
Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent psychological disorder in the United States. Every year 19% of the population suffers from a diagnosable anxiety disorder and 31% of the population will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their life. Close to one half of people with an anxiety disorder also have a depressive disorder. The good news is that anxiety disorders (and depressive disorders) are highly treatable. In fact, anxiety disorders may have the best prognosis of any psycholog