Marriage and Family Counseling

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One of our therapists, Markus, has come up with a great idea to do more intense Marriage and Family Therapy workshops!  The interpersonal communication between the different families and Markus combined with our cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach will certainly make the workshops productive.  This would be an intense weekend of therapy for families wanting to move forward not only with beating the addiction in the family but also strengthening their own relationship.  We’re in the beginning...

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Byron Katie compared to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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In the new revised 5th Edition of A Headache in the Pelvis (pgs. 326 – 330) which came out in May 2008, Stanford Psychologist David Wise, Pd.D. and Neurologist Rodney Anderson, M.D. refer to Alber Ellis’ Rational-Emotive Therapy and Aaron Beck’s Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and write:  “The best form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in our opinion, is offered in The Work of Byron Katie, who provides an approach to disarming catastrophic thinking by means of a process that one can do...

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How Does Cognitive Therapy Work?

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A lot of people understand Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (once explained) but most potential clients ask “how do you do it in treatment?”  Here’s a little on some of the efforts made in treatment;  Cognitive Therapy talks about triggers; clients talk about feelings and thinking that leads to involvement in destructive behaviors like drug and alcohol addiction.  It also goes beyond talking.  Any good center that utilizes it will give strong educational homework like assignments that are given...

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We Love Cognitive Therapy!!

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And yet another report showing why Cognitive Therapy works…I was reading this today from the National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists.  It fits the mold we love so much! “CBT is based on the Cognitive Model of Emotional Response.  It is based on the idea that our thoughts cause our feelings and behaviors, not external things, like people, situations and events.”  Check this next statement out…”The benefit of this fact is that we can change the way we think to...

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