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Check out our latest articles and news about CBT including information about mindfulness, acceptance, self-compassion, relationship problems, schema identification, dealing with urges, interpersonal communication and more. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a term used to describe a form of therapeutic treatment that combines strategies used in both cognitive and behavior therapies as well as other scientifically proven evidence-based treatments.

These treatments have demonstrated to be highly effective in alleviating a variety of struggles including: panic, social phobia, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety and rumination, eating disorders, marital distress, anger, chronic pain, and trauma. CBT helps individuals develop effective coping skills.

The breakout star of last night’s season finale of The Bachelor was not Hannah Ann Sluss, despite her thoroughly cathartic conversation with Peter Weber after he broke off their engagement. It wasn’t our future Bachelorette Clare Crawley either, who is...

Choosing the right therapeutic approach can be pivotal in navigating mental health. Exploring CBT and ACT offers valuable insights into two evidence-based options. You might wonder how each therapy operates and which might suit your needs. This guide introduces you...

Drs. Avigail Lev & Robyn Walser Discuss Narcissism on Psychologists Off The Clock Whether it’s your boss, your client, or a family member, interactions with a narcissist can be challenging. Narcissism can present as obvious grandiosity and self-importance but also...

In a world that often vilifies procrastination as the enemy of productivity, could there be a silver lining to delaying tasks? As it turns out, the neuroscience and genetics behind procrastination suggest that for some individuals, it’s not just a...

Becoming Our Best Relationship Selves By Identifying Core Values And Schemas With Avigail Lev In this episode, Yael discusses common struggles in adult romantic relationships with expert and author, Dr. Avigail Lev. Avigail discusses how early childhood experiences contribute to...

Dr. Lev describes how to create positive relationships Dr. Lev shares insight about interpersonal schemas and how they impact relationships. Click below to listen to full episode KZUM · Community Matters 4/24/17 – Abby Lev on positive relationships


No relationship is perfect. No matter how long or how wonderful one’s significant other is, there will be inevitable disappointments, conflict, and issues — some more serious than others. Yes, while some problems are completely normal, some tread unhealthy territory....

At the heart of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lies the understanding that attempting to control painful experiences can lead to more suffering. Instead, ACT teaches us to accept these experiences while committing to behaviors aligned with our values. Dropping...

You may have noticed that “mindfulness” and “self-compassion” have become popular phrases on magazine covers and in self-help books. Unfortunately, it’s also true that people sometimes refer to mindfulness, self-compassion, and acceptance as if they are synonyms for the same...

Schemas are the core beliefs we develop as a result of our early childhood interactions. They can inform many things about our adult lives, including the way we approach romantic relationships. For example, if you have ever found yourself feeling...


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