How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Works

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  Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a problem-focused/action-orientated style of talk therapy that helps identify and change negative or destructive thoughts, behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes. The method improves emotional regulation and quality of life while providing a scaffolding to build effective coping strategies and healthier patterns of behavior upon. Continue reading […]

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Symptoms And Treatments

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Obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors that interfere with living a healthy life are symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. For example, an irrational fear of germs may cause someone to avoid touching doorknobs, or social interactions. Or, an excessive need for order results in continuous cleaning and rearranging. For some, OCD can even cause brief repetitive tics Continue reading […]

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