Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive behavioural therapy has been extensively researched and found to be a powerful and effective approach for working with a wide range of distressful emotions and thoughts. CBT directs our understanding to how ‘thoughts’ play a key role in the shaping and experiencing of life.
The key principle of CBT is that we have ‘automatic thoughts’, which are quick thoughts and often beneath our conscious awareness. These thoughts lead to certain emotional and behavioural outcomes. Negative and limiting thoughts lead to negative emotions and challenging behaviours. In CBT, client’s learn to identify limiting automatic thoughts, apply strategies to challenge and change limiting thoughts, and finally develop those thoughts which are helpful and reality centred. By shifting our automatic thoughts we create changes in how we feel, behave and experience life. Through CBT we can challenge the critical voice, break the cycle of negative self-talk, transform limiting belief-systems, develop positive thought patterns, and experience empowered way of relating to yourself and others.
CBT treats a wide range of issues, such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship issues, fears and phobias.
How Cognitive Therapy Can Help You
- Identify negative automatic thoughts
- Challenge your critical voice and break vicious cycles of negative self talk
- Discover the core belief systems at the root of unhelpful thinking patterns. Transform limiting belief systems.
- Develop more positive thought patterns
- Experience empowered ways of relating to yourself and others
If you are interested to learn more, Mitu MindBody would be happy to speak with you and address any of your questions and concerns.