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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.

What is delayed grief, and why does it happen? This article offers a straightforward exploration into understanding delayed grief—its causes, its impact, and how to cope. Whether you’re facing an unexpected wave of sorrow long after a loss or supporting...

In relationships, the interplay between a failure schema in one partner and an unrelenting standards schema in the other can create a schema maintaining dynamics where both partners’ limiting beliefs are reinforced. It’s a challenging situation where one’s deep-seated fear...

Do you often neglect your own needs to help others? Understanding the self-sacrifice schema can clarify this inclination to prioritize others above ourselves, a behavior that can significantly affect our lives. In this exploration, we’ll delve into how individuals develop...

In this blog post, we explore the subjugation schema—a belief that prioritizing personal needs leads to negative outcomes like anger, rejection, or abandonment. Individuals with this schema often experience a sense of obligation or feelings of powerlessness, fearing control by...

Ever wondered why failure feels like an old acquaintance that overstays its welcome? The culprit might be a ‘failure schema,’ a psychological structure fostering a persistent sense of defeat. This article will guide you through understanding the failure schema, its...

The unrelenting standards schema can dictate a life of relentless striving for perfection. Understanding this psychological framework is key to recognizing its impact on your everyday well-being. This article breaks down the schema’s characteristics, its effects on mind and body,...

If you’re wrestling with a sense that your emotional needs remain ignored and unfulfilled, you’re likely confronting the emotional deprivation schema. This limiting belief, often rooted in early experiences, can significantly impact your relationships and self-image. This article offers a...

If you’re often seeking guidance and hesitation marks your decisions, you might be experiencing a dependence schema. Understanding the dependence schema is key to recognizing how it can lead to an over-reliance on others, and affect your daily life and...

What is the defectiveness schema and how do we address its impact on our lives? This mental framework often leads to a deep-seated sense of inadequacy and can damage our relationships and self-image. In this article, we’ll uncover the origins...

Struggling with a sense of profound loneliness despite being surrounded by people? The ‘social alienation isolation schema’ might be at play. This article demystifies the underlying patterns of persistent disconnection, identifies its manifestations in everyday life, and provides concrete approaches...

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