Canary Wharf CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Service
CBT is a framework of psychotherapies whose fundamental principles are a concern with the thoughts and feelings that are important in all psychiatric and psychological disorders and the adoptions of methods of treatment scientifically based and measurable in scientific trials
What is it for?
Cognitive approaches came to the attention of most clinicians in the management of depressive disorders.
However, CBT has much wider applications, many of which relate to conditions which often cannot be treated easily and effectively in other ways. These include:
Eating disorders (Bulimia, Anorexia)
Sexual and marital problems
More recently CBT has been proven to be effective within a much wider range of issues such as:
Excessive worry, called also generalized anxiety
Social and interpersonal anxiety
Stress and stress management
Post traumatic stress
Low self esteem
Lack of assertiveness
Fear of conflict
Fear of making decisions
and it is becoming the framework of choice by new forms of therapy and tendencies such as executive coaching, sport coaching, motivational coaching, life-style coaching and many others.
How does it work and how is it done?
CBT therapy starts with a Cognitive-Behavioural assessment
during which the therapist and the client in a collaborative relationship agree on a formulation of:
the target problems
the history of the problem
the factors maintaining the problem
an hypothesis of the problem causes or purpose
an intervention plan to rectify the problem
The central principle of a CBT assessment is that our behaviour is determined by the immediate situations and how we interprete them. This therefore is the major focus of an assessment, with an emphasis on specific problems rather than global entities.
Another fundamental priciple of CBT is that the client needs to feel safe to disclose important and often distressing information. Your Therapist therefore will endevour to foster a warm and trusting athmosphere, will not judge you and will be empatic and committed to helping you overcome the current difficulties.
Phone me on 07799 768327, send a text or an email for an informal and confidential talk or to book an appointment.
I work with both individuals and couples on an open-ended basis or for an agreed time period, with the aim of enabling you to enhance your life and to live it more fully.
My CBT Psychotherapy practice is in West India Quay, Canary Wharf, East London within easy reach of the City and central London.