The extra demands combined with the typical stress around the holidays can cause most of us to fall into the trap rigid thinking and the belief that life should be idyllic. If you struggle with anxiety, this season can be an especially difficult time. Perfectionism is something cognitive behavioral therapists see often. Here are some good … Continue reading 4 CBT Based Tips for Overcoming Perfectionism
We’ve all heard that one of the greatest ways to combat everyday feelings of stress, poor concentration and anxiety is to meditate. Research has proven that this magic state literally changes our brain, as outlined in this Washington Post article. While it’s true that meditation is a powerful antidote to many of the everyday maladies … Continue reading Can’t Meditate? Think Again: 10 of the Best CBT Hacks to Shift your Brain Into Bliss
When your brain is primed to be positive, it performs 31% more productively than when it is negative, neutral, or stressed. With the happiness advantage, your intelligence, creativity, and energy levels rise. That said, it makes much more sense to focus on how happiness leads to success, instead of the other way around.
We all face personal circumstances that create unhelpful worry and stress. Distraction distraction techniques and working out the worst case scenario are key cognitive behavioral therapy interventions that can help.
How Can Hypnotherapy Help My Child? Teenagers suffer from anxiety in much the same way as their parents and other adults, even when living in loving homes and surrounded by supportive family and friends. While the actual concern that brings about the anxiety may be different, many of their emotional and physical symptoms are similar … Continue reading Hypnotherapy for Teenage Anxiety
Anxiety occurs when a certain stimulation or event causes us to behave apprehensively. It offers a form of self-protection and often triggers our fight or flight response so that we take action when faced with dangerous, unhealthy or unsafe situations. While anxiety in and of itself is not unhealthy, and can even be beneficial, it … Continue reading Hypnosis for Anxiety
CBT helps individuals to become aware of their negative thought patterns and self-doubt, learn how to behave proactively when faced with anxiety-inducing situations and feel empowered to utilize their most effective coping strategies and develop new ones.
In today’s society, adults face many challenges in their daily lives. With demanding schedules, the struggle to maintain a work-life balance and increasing mental health concerns, a greater number of adults are reaching out for therapeutic assistance to help them cope with their day to day lives and break down their barriers to happiness. With … Continue reading Individual Therapy in San Diego- CBT
When You or Your Children Are Upset by News Reports Media coverage of a crime, natural disaster, war, act of terrorism, or other disturbing event provides us with vital and helpful information. News reports can keep us informed about what is happening and things we may need to do. But too much exposure to media … Continue reading The Role of Media in Vicarious Trauma
Our thoughts and feelings are powerful- how you perceive your world has a strong impact on our body chemistry. Established studies have shown cognitive behavioral therapy works at least as well as antidepressants in helping people with mild to moderate depression! The goal of cognitive therapy is learning to recognize then correct negative automatic thoughts … Continue reading Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?