what is cognitive behavior therapy

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

In the past century, some incredible advances have been made within the realm of mental health care. This explosion of knowledge has resulted in countless useful discoveries about psychology and the human mind. Subsequently, new healing approaches are constantly being developed. One of the most successful and enduring mental health treatments for almost six decades…

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Stifled by Negativity? Change Limiting Beliefs With 4...

Take a scroll through your news feed and you’ll see no shortage of posts about “positive mental attitude.” This can be a good trend but it rarely delves into the nuances of how our minds work. We don’t have a positive/negative switch that can be flipped at will. In fact, if we want to maintain…

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Feeling Anxious or Depressed? Watch Out for Cognitive...

It’s been said the way you think impacts the way you feel. Cognitive distortions, a form of negative thinking or automatic thoughts, can contribute to negative emotions, anxiety and depression and vice versa. Feelings are not facts. Cognitive distortions are inaccurate ways of thinking that seem true, real or accurate. By recognizing the different types…

uncover negative core beliefs so you can change

Uncover Your Core Beliefs so You Can Change Them

What Are Core Beliefs? Core beliefs are deeply buried assumptions that guide our behavior, how we see ourselves and perceive situations. These beliefs impact how we feel, how we relate to others and guide our success and satisfaction with life and relationships. Core beliefs are just that, core to our identity. They can feel as…