Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) involves a collaborative effort between therapist and client to modify maladaptive cognitive beliefs and develop rational behavioral responses.

What are the Benefits of CBT?

CBT produces a wide range of benefits including:

  • Improved mood
  • Enhanced self-awareness and mindfulness
  • Improved self-regulation
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Development of relaxation techniques
  • Improved problem-solving skills
  • Greater confidence and self-esteem
  • Better health behaviors

Who Can Benefit from CBT?

CBT has been proven to be an effective treatment for a variety of psychological and behavioral health conditions including but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marital problems
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Trauma

What to Expect During a CBT Session?

CBT is a brief, structured version of talk therapy that typically involves 45-60 minute weekly sessions for a duration of approximately 12 weeks. The first session includes a thorough assessment of the symptoms or problem and a collaborative effort to develop specific, attainable goals for the therapy. As the therapy progresses sessions will feature the following characteristics:

  • Education about relationship among thoughts, feelings and behaviors
  • Assessment of functional and dysfunctional behaviors
  • Empathic connection
  • Safe, non-judgmental environment
  • Collaborative relationship
  • Exploration of present-day negative perceptions
  • Didactic training in new skills
  • Role-playing to practice learned skills
  • Homework that helps apply new skills to everyday life
  • Training in relaxation

How to Sign Up

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Integrative Health and Wellbeing at NewYork-Presbyterian

436 East 69th Street (between York and 1st Ave)
New York, NY 10065
Phone: 1-646-697-9355

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