Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

It is amazing the things that you can achieve by simply talking. It is because of this that talking is used as a form of treatment for mental health and other psychological issues. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most widely used forms of therapy in the field of psychology. It is also one of the most popularized forms of psychological therapy by the media second only to hypnosis. Clinic Dr. Bita's psychologists have been offering treatment for various conditions by employing the principles of CBT psychology.

What exactly is cognitive behavioral therapy?

At the most basic level, this is a form of talk therapy which is used to not only manage mental health issues but also to treat them. The goal of a CBT psychologist will always be to facilitate the changing of an individual’s maladaptive thinking patterns, and by doing so, change their behavior. When you come in for therapy, our highly trained and experienced psychologists will help you understand the problem at hand and assist you by creating a plan for change.

How can a CBT psychologist help?

The workings of CBT psychology are pretty simple and straightforward. As aforementioned, the goal is to change how the individual thinks. It is the belief of cognitive behavioral therapists that the behavior always arises as a result of how we think and process information. Therefore, maladaptive behavior such as addiction and phobias can be fixed by changing thought patterns. Usually, CBT is carried out individually, but it can also be conducted in groups. It is an especially popular treatment option for individuals with certain fears, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder, among others. We will provide you with the support that you need in order to contain and eradicate maladaptive behaviors by helping you figure out the exact cause of the problem. Once this is done, then we proceed forward and change how we process information concerning various stimuli that trigger the behavior. We have the highly qualified CBT psychologists in Quebec and Ontario have to offer ready to assist you.