Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness For Anxiety, Depression & Stress-
Outlook Counseling Services, LLC is aware of the importance of providing evidence-based therapies for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The American Psychological Association identifies Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a form of psychological treatment that has been demonstrated to be effective for a range of issues including depression, anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug use problems, marital problems, eating disorders, and severe mental illness. Numerous research studies suggest that CBT leads to significant improvement in functioning and quality of life. In many studies, CBT has been demonstrated to be as effective as, or more effective than, other forms of psychological therapy or psychiatric medications.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is psychotherapy that descends from traditional behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy encourages individuals to accept their thoughts and feelings and learn how to move forward.
Outlook Counseling Services, LLC psychotherapists understand that trauma and other factors can make engaging in therapy seem overwhelming. Therefore, we practice trauma-sensitive mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy assignments can be modified based on your needs and accessibility. Research shows that the cognitive behavioral model can be applied in different forms and can still be highly effective and beneficial. The following links describe further how CBT and ACT are utilized as therapeutic interventions.
By visiting these pages, you can better understand how a therapist utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness for treatment.
For more information about our cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and services, please reach out to us at Outlook Counseling Services, LLC. Among our team of psychotherapists is Jeanette De Marshimun, LCSW. She has received and continues to receive training in cognitive behavioral therapy from the Beck Institute.
“Too many people are unaware that it is not outer events or circumstances that will create happiness; rather, it is our perception of events and of ourselves that will create, or uncreate, positive emotions.” —Albert Ellis