Therapy Tuesday: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of therapy that first formed in the 1960’s. Aaron T. Beck noticed that his patients seemed to have ongoing internal conversations with themselves, their thoughts were not controlled, and often had a strong impact on the patient. His goal was to empower patients to reframe their thoughts and responses,… Read More Therapy Tuesday: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Therapy Tuesday: EMDR – Phases of treatment

EMDR therapy has 8 phases. Generally speaking, things can be resolved in as few as 6 sessions. Deeper work can be completed with more, of course. (I went to the deeper work after I realized how effective it was.) The phases of EMDR are: history taking client preparation assessment desensitization installation body scan closure examining… Read More Therapy Tuesday: EMDR – Phases of treatment