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Welcome to Park Mental Health San Diego, where we have experienced trained therapists performing life-changing therapy techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Over 86% of Park Mental Health CBT customers will improve their mental health and become more mentally fit.
82% of individuals who suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder saw significant improvements.
CBT alone is 50-75% effective for overcoming depression and anxiety after 5 – 15 modules.
Understanding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a short type of talking therapy technique that can help individuals learn and develop new skill sets to behave by developing their thought patterns, beliefs, and attitudes that subsequently affect how they act and feel.
CBT has been designed and developed to treat a wide range of problems. The therapy can quickly help individuals establish, understand and cope with specific challenges within their life that may be causing adverse consequences.
Cognitive behavior therapy has been used as an effective tool to treat emotionally challenged people. Furthermore, it can be effective for the following problems:
CBT is based on the idea that how we think about situations can affect the way we feel and behave. For example, if you interpret a situation negatively, you might experience negative emotions. And those bad feeling might lead you to behave in a certain way.
CBT combines two types of therapy to help you deal with these thoughts and behaviors.
CBT focuses more on identifying negative thought patterns and utilizing beneficial strategies that will help individuals overcome these negative, intrusive thoughts. If you attend CBT, techniques may include, relaxation techniques journaling, mental distraction, and role-playing. Additionally, CBT techniques can consist of:
Identifying Negative Thoughts:
It is vital to learn how our thoughts, situations, and feelings can contribute to maladaptive behaviors. This specific process can be challenging, especially for individuals who struggle with introspection. However, these particular techniques can lead to an array of self-discovery and insights vital to a successful treatment process.
Learning skill sets to solve problems ahead of you can help you identify and solve all challenges that may arise from daily life stressors, reducing the adverse impact of physical and psychological illnesses.
Setting goals is an essential step in near on all recovery processes from mental illnesses that will ultimately aid you in keeping to positive changes which will improve your overall health and life. During cognitive behavior therapy, the assigned therapist will help you will goal-setting skill sets by teaching you how to identify the type of goals you want and distinguish them between long-term and short-term goals.
Also referred to as diary work, this specific technique is vital during CBT which will involve tracking experiences, symptoms, and behaviors over time and sharing them with your assigned therapist. Self-monitoring can help provide your therapist with vital information which will allow them to integrate the most effective treatment plan.
Practicing New Skills:
It is vital to gain the confidence to practice a new skill set in real-world instances. For example, an individual who may have been struggling with drug abuse may begin integrating a new copying skill into their daily lives that they learned during therapy. Practicing this skill set will help individuals avoid potentially dangerous situations which could trigger a relapse.
Now that you have taken the brave step of reaching out for help regarding your mental health, below, we have noted a couple of tips on getting the best out of your cognitive behavioral therapy sessions. And how to get the best out of your life when you are not in a session.
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Being addicted to any illicit or prescribed drug can completely tear your life apart. Here at Park Mental Health, we have a range of therapies, rehab programs, and medication to help get you back onto the road to recovery.
Family therapy is a branch of psychology that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development. It tends to view change in terms of interaction systems between family members.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a talking therapy that can help manage your problems by changing the way you think & behave. Commonly used to treat anxiety and depression, but can be useful for other mental & physical health problems.
Dialectical behavioral therapy is evidence-based psychotherapy. There is evidence that DBT can help treat mood disorders, suicidal ideation, and change in behavioral patterns such as self-harm and substance use.
EMDR is a form of psychotherapy in which the person being treated is asked to recall distressing images; the therapist then directs the patient in one type of bilateral stimulation, such as side-to-side eye rapid movement.
Here at Park Mental Health in San Diego, we have a range of therapy treatments available to suit you and your family’s specific needs.
Mental health disorders and addiction can take their toll on your mental, physical and emotional health. If left untreated, it can leave you feeling helpless, as if you have fallen into a black hole in which there is no return. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The medical professionals here at Park San Diego have decades of research and evidenced-based treatments to specifically create each and every one person a treatment plan to fit your needs.
Admitting to yourself that you need help and actively going out of your way to get yourself help is the hardest part of your journey. Once you have contacted a member of our team, you will never again be alone in your journey to recovery. Alongside your loved ones, you will have either a therapist or a psychiatrist by your side every step of the way. Besides emotionally supporting you when you find the treatment challenging, they will continually assess your progress to ensure that your treatment does not need altering to ensure that you receive the most effective treatment.
Let’s break the cycle and get you back to thriving in life once again.
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