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Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) 

CBT focuses on how you think about the things going on in your life – your thoughts, images, beliefs and attitudes (your cognitive processes) – and how this impacts on the way you behave and deal with emotional problems. It then looks at how you can change any negative patterns of thinking or behaviour that may be causing you difficulties. In turn, this can change the way you feel.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been demonstrated in hundreds of studies to be an effective treatment for a variety of disorders and problems for adults and children.

Research has shown that CBT is effective for the following disorders and problems:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder

  • Panic Disorder

  • Social Anxiety / Social Phobia

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Suicide Attempts

  • Eating Disorders such as Binge Eating, Bulimia, Anorexia

  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (extreme dissatisfaction with body image)

  • Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol Abuse

  • Habit Disorders

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

  • Chronic Back Pain

  • Migraine Headaches

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Obesity (CBT is effective in combination with hypnosis and EMDR)

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Insomnia

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Stress

  • Low Self Esteem

  • Relationship Difficulties

  • Work Problems & Procrastination

  • Separation and Divorce

  • Grief and Loss

Research has been carried out by National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)

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