Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT focuses on looking at how negative thought patterns may be affecting a client’s mood. The therapist helps the client learn how to make positive changes in his/her thoughts and behaviors. Part of CBT may involve homework, such as tracking moods, writing about thoughts and feelings, or participating in social activities that have caused anxiety in the past. Clients might be encouraged to look at things in a different way or learn new skills to react to events or people.