We all get into unhelpful thinking patterns sometimes. There are a number of different types of thinking, the key to addressing the unhelpful thinking habit is to notice the emotional shift and catch it in the act.
Typed CBT is designed to equip you to become your own therapist once you’ve finished treatment, continuing with what you’ve learned for the rest of your life. It's vital to prepare properly for this.
Following the pandemic, some people experienced a ‘brain fog' where they found it hard to concentrate and think straight. If you're still feeling tired, unmotivated, distracted, or just a bit fuzzy you're not alone.
CBT is a highly collaborative treatment, which makes the relationship you have with your therapist really important. But as with any human relationship, things don’t always go smoothly.
Receiving a diagnosis you don’t want, whether it’s physical or psychological, is likely to make you fearful. The uncertainty means your mind will probably play out numerous possible scenarios and ‘what ifs’.
If you’ve ever had CBT, you’ve experienced the life-changing work of Dr Aaron Beck, who has died at the age of 100.
Research shows that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can work well for people with learning disabilities. Online CBT, where you type conversations with your therapist, lets you take treatment at your own pace.
We often find there are things people hear or believe about CBT that don’t reflect reality such as 'I will be better after one session'. Here are some of the most common assumptions we come across – and the facts.
Did you know that CBT is recommended by the NHS and NICE as a way of helping to manage chronic pain? We explain how it works.
Trying to explain intrusive thoughts is a bit like trying to explain daydreams or our imaginations. Why do we have these intrusive thoughts? What we can do about them if they need to be addressed?
Giving people a choice of ways they can access mental health treatment is important. That’s why since April 2021 we’ve been offering video CBT alongside typed therapy in some areas of the UK.
If you've experienced a sexual assault, and the impact of the incident is stopping you from going about the world feeling happy, confident and safe, it’s well worth seeking help.