Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) In London | Private Therapy Clinic

CBT Therapy in London, our Worldwide branches and Online

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a proven approach to psychotherapy designed to help people to develop effective coping strategies that will help them to deal with a wide range of psychological issues.

CBT focuses on a problem-solving approach to help people learn how to react in a different, more positive way to the situations that can lead to problem behaviours. By learning new strategies, you can also learn how to change your behaviour and reactions, and how to think about things in a more positive way.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy works best when the individual has a specific sort of problem, such as anxiety, substance abuse, pain management, an eating disorder, etc. It can also help to relieve the stress and social anxiety often associated with conditions such as ADHD and chronic health problems. By focusing on the problem and how you respond to it, you can engage with your CBT therapist in creating a new set of behaviours and reactions. Over time, these new behaviours and reactions can lead to lower levels of stress and anxiety, and to an incrementally better approach to the factors that trigger them.

Depending on the person in question, and the problems that they have, CBT can be conducted together with a range of techniques, including how to change thinking patterns, eliminating negative self-talk, mindfulness and breaking unhelpful behaviour patterns. If you have problems with, for example, substance or alcohol abuse, CBT will take place in the context of also addressing this issue in practical terms. CBT can also help people with a range of psychiatric disorders. Used in conjunction with their medication regime, it can help them in particular to manage the stress and anxiety that accompany their condition and, in the process, contribute to a reduction in their symptoms. In some cases, it can lead to medication being reduced or even becoming unnecessary.

CBT Techniques

If you come for CBT, you’ll have a series of sessions with a therapist in London, who will discuss your problems and how they are affecting you currently, offer you techniques to help you to learn a new set of behaviours, and help you to practice this new skill until it has become embedded. You’ll also be given “homework” in the form of practicing your new skills outside the environment of the office in which therapy takes place. In the process, you should experience an improvement in your symptoms. While the goal of CBT is a relatively rapid improvement and the cessation of therapy, you can always come back for a booster session at any time.

How can I get Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in London?

If you would like to talk to someone about having cognitive behavioural therapy in London, please get in touch with us at the Private Therapy Clinic by telephone at: 020 81507563 or book online.

We are based in London and other locations. We can also treat anyone via phone or Skype.

THERAPISTS WHO OFFER CBT AT PRIVATE THERAPY CLINIC

  • 15 Feb 2019

    Rethinking Our Understanding of Confrontations

    For most people, confrontations bring up the image of an altercation, aggression and there being a definitive winner and loser. That, of course, can be true and plays out in many couples. But it doesn’t have to be that way. .....

  • 14 Feb 2019

    Accountability: Why it’s Important to Set Goals

    Accountability, what does it mean to you? It’s a term that has several connotations. The first is of negative consequence; the attribution of blame for having made an error......

  • 09 Feb 2019

    Admitting and Resolving Our Addictions

    Although addictions can often be debilitating and prevent from leading a functional life, so many worm their way into our daily routine. We grant them permission, and build our lives around them, ignoring the detrimental effects they have on our health and social life. Rarely do we stop to question .....

  • 05 Feb 2019

    The Real Threat of Social Media Addiction

    Social media is the elephant in the room we can no longer ignore. There’s no escaping its presence. And although it can most definitely be a force for good, connecting like-minded people from far-flung pockets of the world, its drawbacks have become a blight on our modern culture. The countless me.....

  • 02 Feb 2019

    The Lesser-Known Ingredients of a Happy Life

    When people talk about leading a happy life, the usual clichés are rolled out of living in the moment, letting go and practicing mindfulness. And while there is truth to these sayings – they’re clichés for a reason – they don’t offer much concrete advice. They remain somewhat intangible......

ALL ARTICLES