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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a talking-based therapy, recommended to help sufferers of anxiety, depression, and other mental and physical health issues manage their feelings, thoughts and behaviour.

The treatment is designed, not to remove the problems entirely, but to encourage a healthier way of thinking. By talking things through and in a certain way, it can help to break down the overwhelming thoughts into smaller, more manageable chunks.

How it works

CBT is based on the concept that your thoughts, feelings, actions and physical sensations are all intrinsically linked.

Consider this example:

Thoughts: ‘I am hopeless, nobody likes me’

Feelings: Down, lonely, sad

Actions: Not going out, reclusive, binge eating

Physiology: Feeling tired a lot OR heart racing, not being able to sleep

Cognitive behavioural therapy is intended to break people out of this vicious cycle of negativity. As you can see, the cycle can quickly progress and become something that is overwhelming and all consuming, taking over your body, mind and time.

What we offer

CBT is the treatment of choice for a wide range of issues, and at Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre, we offer a range of professional and discreet therapeutic treatment for all.

We combine our vast knowledge and experience in the field with a genuine care for all of our clients to help make a difference in their lives.

Get in touch

If you think that you could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team here at Glasgow Cognitive Therapy Centre.

Simply call us on 0141 332 0229 or fill out our Personal Therapy Enquiry – all enquiries will be dealt with privacy and confidentiality.

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