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Cognitive Therapy services offered in Los Angeles CA

Many people struggle with mental and emotional difficulties at one point in life. Cognitive therapy is a way to help people become contented and less depressed. Schedule an appointment with FamilyTime centers to learn more about therapy. If you're feeling unhappy, call FamilyTime Centers at home or in need of therapy to talk to the clinic about life-saving therapy. Visit Family Time Centers to talk about how to become a healthier, happier person.

Cognitive Therapy Q & A

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy that helps people to overcome maladaptive thinking and negative ways of behaving by using a series of techniques that promote the achievement of goals.

CBT is effective for a vast number of issues,s including depression, anxiety disorders, relationship problems, eating disorders, and substance abuse issues. Basically, any problem with thoughts and behavior patterns that are believed to impact your actions can be helped with Behavioral Therapy from Family Time Centers Los Angeles, ca.

CBT is based on the idea that thinking affects feelings and behaviors, so what we think can be changed. CBT is a way of noticing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that are causing problems in your life to recognize them as just thoughts,s not reality. For example, Living in Los Angeles ca you may be thinking,g "everyone hates me," you will see evidence of this hate everywhere, but once you get used to changing these patterns,s you might find out that people do like you after all.

Aaron Beck developed CBT in the 1960s to treat depression. In 1980,s Dr.Zindel Segal made changes to CBT useful for treating anxiety disorders, issues related to eating and self-harming behaviors, and abuse.

Family Time Centers will teach you how to apply this technique of CBT so you can change your behaviors and thoughts not just temporarily but permanently.

Family Time centers can help with various problems,s including addiction (all substances), Depression, Anxiety disorders(GAD, PTSD), Stress, Anger management, OCD, Self Harming behaviors/eating disorders, addiction, and recovery.

 

IS CBT an Effective form of therapy?

CBT has proven to be an effective tool in treating anxiety disorders, issues related to eating and self-harming behaviors, and abuse. CBT sessions are considered very successful as they produce positive results in three ways; behavior changes, emotional changes, and cognitive change.

Cognitive Behavioral sessions are one of the most effective forms of psychotherapy in the industry. Even though this form of therapy has been around for quite some time, it is only recently that more people are aware of its existence and how effective it can be when used on a patient.

There are various things that a patient has to do when they go undergo therapy. These include keeping track of their feelings and thoughts and including specific things into their everyday routine or life. This is known as behavior change,e and the same can be said for emotional changes, which refer to the way we feel about something.

Lastly, cognitive change refers to our thought process (how we think). When all of these three types of changes have occurred, then an individual usually feels much better, and there will be a reduction in symptoms. This means that CBT does really work because it targets these different areas within a person, which affects its overall outcome.

 

Is CBT covered by insurance?

CBT, in most cases, is covered by insurance and therefore is a good option for people who do not have an unlimited budget to work with.

CBT can be administered by a therapist, psychologist, or other medical professional,l which will vary depending on your personal options. Obviously, you want the best possible care considering it is helping with your well-being, but the cost may exceed some individual's budgets. However, you can get in touch with your insurance company and find out if they cover it or even what types of coverage are available to you.

Most insurances cover CBT because it is recognized as a legitimate treatment for anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anger, and other mental illnesses. The success rate for treating mental illness with CBT and its associated therapies is much higher than many pharmaceuticals.

With the right treatment, you will be able to make some powerful changes in your life to help you deal with anxiety or depression. I recommend starting today by speaking with a professional specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy as soon as you are able!

CBT can be used as a standalone form of therapy, or it can also be coupled with another type of therapy such as Neurofeedback.

If you feel like your anxiety is having an extreme impact on your life and you want to get relief right away, seeking professional care at a hospital may be warranted, specifically if medications are recommended for use in conjunction with CBT techniques.

 

Who is qualified to perform CBT therapy?

Psychologists, Marriage & family therapists, and social workers are all qualified to perform CBT therapy.

All of our therapists at Family Time Centers have undergone years of intensive training and have demonstrated a commitment to being at the forefront of CBT therapies. What sets us apart from many other therapy centers is that we also include professional psychologists with extensive training and neuropsychologist as part of our practice group to ensure a proper diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment options are always available.

 

What is the goal of CBT, and is it right for me?

Cognitive-behavioral therapy aims to assess and then change how you feel about your situation and how your current behaviors may affect your life.

CBT can assist in helping you address certain issues such as depression or anxiety, anger issues, substance abuse/dependence, relationship problems etc.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is also effective at treating anorexia nervosa; if a person struggles with ongoing thoughts of food restriction and self-image, they may find relief through cognitive-behavioral techniques,s which will help them develop new ways of thinking that will lead them down a path towards recovery.

CBT is also used to treat people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder. CBT is an effective way for a person to learn new coping skills and how to change their behaviors through practicing coping skills in real-life situations that they are struggling with daily (Beck, 2008)

FamilyTime Centers | Ronald Kaufman, PsyD
✆ Phone (general inquiries): 818-821-6012
Address: 12501 Chandler Boulevard, 102, Los Angeles, CA 91607