If you suffer from anxiety, you may have moments when you wonder if you’re losing your grip, or “going crazy.” For some people, this is just a passing thought. For others, however, it can become a major fear. The more the idea dominates your thought process, the more it can seem like you really are going crazy.[Read more…]
If you suffer from panic attacks or have been diagnosed with panic disorder, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) may be beneficial for you. Learn about this treatment option and how it can help.
What Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that is especially effective for anxiety and insomnia but is also effective for other problems including substance abuse, difficulties managing intense emotions, depression, OCD, eating disorders, and addictions. It is more practical and more skills-based than traditional therapy. CBT therapists typically give patients homework exercises to do between sessions. This homework helps to build the skills needed to address the relevant problem.[Read more…]