Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?


Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on examining the interconnected relationship between our thoughts, feelings and behaviors and how this relationship impacts our everyday decisions and lives.  At the core of CBT is the theory that our thoughts ultimately impact our mood and behaviors.  A CBT therapist helps individuals discover negative thinking patterns (also known as Automatic Thoughts), learn to evaluate and challenge the validity of those thoughts, and to replace them with healthier alternatives. 


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