Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Do you find yourself
stuck in a cycle of negative thoughts?
are going wrong in your life, or you are faced with difficulties, it’s easy to
get caught up in old negative thinking patterns which lead to you finding fault
negative thinking patterns are usually rooted in childhood, and are linked to
beliefs about how successful, valuable, worthy, lovable, adequate, etc, you
believe yourself to be.
responses and reactions to your life events and situations may be distorted by
old negative beliefs you have about yourself.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) theory
suggests that it is not actual events that upset you, but the meanings you
attach to them.
CBT aim to
identify your negative thinking patterns and change those thoughts to
alternative ways of thinking about your situation, therefore changing how you
a CBT session might involve you talking about a specific experience or event
that has had an impact on you, and focusing on breaking down the details of how
you were affected, making connections to your negative thought patterns and old
beliefs about yourself.
governments NICE guidelines recommend CBT as a treatment for many mental health
issues and also for the management of symptoms for chronic health conditions.