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Can A Six Week Therapy for PTSD Really Be Effective?

According to Patricia Resick, the progenitor of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), the answer is “Yes!”  CPT is a specialized cognitive behavioral therapy model for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Components of CPT Education … Read More

What Happens During CBT for Depression?

I’ve witnessed many people successfully overcome depression in my role as a CBT therapist.  Below is a summary of what clients can expect to do during CBT for depression:   Understand Your Situation– When we are in … Read More

Who Benefits from CBT for Insomnia (CBTi)?

Not Everyone –  7 Viewpoints from a Psychologist in Private Practice   Since 1999 I have been a psychologist providing CBTi to clients.  Below are seven professional opinions about who benefits most from CBTi based upon … Read More

Sensitive to Criticism? You’re Not Alone

Criticism from others helps us grow by increasing our understanding of how we can improve our relationships and performance at work or school.  Being responsive to others’ criticism is related to having empathy, compassion, and an … Read More

Recognizing the Different “Faces” of Depression

The most common symptoms of clinical depression are depressed mood (usually marked by feelings of sadness) and anhedonia (loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities).  However, the characteristic symptoms of depression may vary among different age … Read More