Category: CBT


Can you prevent mental health problems?

Challenges to our mental health seem to be a part of life, a part of life with an important function. These challenges create the opportunity to learn, to develop, to evolve. The suffering that they involve providing the impetus for that development. However, there is a line past which these challenges create more suffering than is, useful. So, I’m going

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CBT Therapy In London

The British CBT counselling service has a number of clinics located in London. These locations include Clapham, Liverpool street, Islington and Chiswick. If you are someone who is looking for Therapy in London, then look no further.  Here at CBT, we understand that everyone is different and has individual needs and requirements. We provide a high quality of service to

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Why Choose Psychodynamic Therapy?

If you think counselling might help you make sense of the world around you, the choice between different types of therapy can be daunting. From Psychodynamic therapy to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, different types of therapy can help to tackle different concerns.  Psychodynamic therapy is a type of counselling that focuses on self-reflection and self-examination. Alongside a therapist, those undertaking psychodynamic

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Why Choose Online Therapy?

Therapy involves the treatment of mental health concerns as well as behavioural challenges through communication and skill-building from a qualified mental health therapy professional. At The British CBT & Counselling Service, we offer a range of psychological therapies including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). There are over five hundred different types of psychological therapies or talking therapies currently available as well

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Bozos on the bus

Bozos on the bus The following poem is linked with Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT). Ask your therapist at the British CBT and counselling service if you are interested in learning more about how this approach could be applied to your difficulties: ‘We are all half-baked experiments-mistake-prone beings, born without an instruction book into a complex world. None of us

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5 Key Facts about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

5 Key Facts about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) 1. Evidence Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the only type of therapy or counselling that has been shown by research to be effective across a range of mental health problems (including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders (inc. anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge

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CBT Works For Schizophrenia

Research has found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is at least as effective as medication in treating Schizophrenia and Psychosis. The research, recently published in The Lancet (the world’s leading medical journal) found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) not only resulted in an improvement in symptoms suffered by those with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Psychosis but that the therapy

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Counselling and CBT for young people

Young People and Counselling It is easy to assume that it is only rigours and demands of adult life that can lead to mental health issues that would benefit from CBT counselling and other forms of support. However, recent studies into the mental health of young adults at university and their access to counselling support, together with significant Government funding

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Not Positive Thinking

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is not as has often been simplistically suggested by the press about positive thinking or about correcting faulty thinking. It is about helping people to evaluate not just how accurate their thinking is, but also how helpful it is, so for example it may be accurate to think that you may die of thirst whilst stranded

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The Future Of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

The Office for National Statistics recently predicted that 35% of people born this year will live to be 100 years old. This poses a significant challenge for both physical and mental health services as this ageing population will need increased resources in order to maintain their health and wellbeing . A number of factors need to be considered and incorporated

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