Internet-based CBT Effective for Treating Severe Depression

New research finds that cognitive behavioral therapy sessions delivered via an app can effectively treat various forms of depression, including a severe form of the condition.

Jan 26

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression


Best Course of Action for Anxiety?

A new meta-analysis from Oxford University have found evidence that suggest group cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) may be the best form of psychotherapy for individuals diagnosed with anxiety disorders.

Nov 7

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Social Anxiety / ...


Relationship between Borderline Personality and ADHD

This article focuses on Borderline Personality and its effects, while touching on the probability of people with ADHD also having Borderline Personality Disorder.

Oct 23

Categories: Adult ADHD, Adult psychological development, Borderline Personality ...


Modern treatment for Anxiety and Fear

Technology advancement is one of the greatest gifts in our society today. A modern form of treatment called the Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy (VRGET), was invented and deemed as an effective way to treat certain phobias, anxiety, panic ...

Sep 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Agoraphobia, Anxiety, Cognitive ...


Managing emotional distress

This article talks about how certain brain activity and character traits can fend off anxiety and depression. An example would be how resilience curbs emotional distress.

Aug 31

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology


Trauma improves mental control

Many have experienced an improvement in mental health condition after recovering from trauma. The reason for this growth in mindset after a trauma stems from trauma training one’s mental strength by helping trauma survivors gain more control over ...

Aug 23

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Coping with Medical Problems, Post ...


Cognitive Training Reduces Depression, Rebuilds Injured Brain ...

New research shows that certain cognitive training exercises can help reduce depression and improve brain health in individuals years after they have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Jun 1

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress ...


Nine Tips to Find the Right Counsellor for You

You have decided it is time to go into psychotherapy - but how do you select a fitting counselor for you? Beginning this process may be overwhelming and confusing, but if you take these nine steps as a guideline, you will be able to find the 'right' ...

Sep 21

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, ...


The Essential Guide to Defense Mechanisms

Can you spot your favourite form of self-deception?

Jun 7

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Self-Care / Self Compassion


5 Distorted Thought Patterns and How to Change Them

As the saying goes, it's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. Life is all about how we interpret and think about the experiences that we encounter. But many of us can fall victim to unhealthy or problematic thought patterns ...

May 13

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


The Value of Homework Post-Therapy

Does homework post-psychotherapy increase its effectiveness? Or is the quality of the session more important? Here’s what some studies have found.

Apr 17

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Other


The best treatment for insomnia, according to the American College of ...

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is the best treatment for people suffering from chronic insomnia, according to the American College of Physicians (ACP). As many as 1 in 10 people experience chronic insomnia. Chronic insomnia is defined ...

May 6

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Blending therapies improves treatment of severe anxiety

Integrating motivational interviewing techniques into the commonly practiced cognitive behavioral therapy might be more helpful.

Mar 23

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Genetics of therapy for children's anxiety

A new study of children with anxiety disorders suggests that response to CBT is influenced by many genetic variants of small effect - rather than any individual gene.

Mar 18

Categories: Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


CBT and antidepressants 'equally effective' for major depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Feb 25

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical ...

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