CBT Made Easy
A Video Series for Clinicians
The Power Of Thought
Taking Control Of Your Mind
This series dives into explaining the techniques used in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Each video outlines one skill so you, the clinician, can easily master each technique.
CBT is an evidence based therapy. It’s supported by hundreds of thousands of research projects demonstrating its high effectiveness. It’s also considered the gold standard of treatment by the American Psychological Association for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma, and severe personality disorders. It’s used to treat individuals, couples, and families.
When therapy clients are overwhelmed it’s going to be quite difficult for them to get a handle on what they are thinking. This CBT skill
Being locked into your beliefs can be a lot like a prison. Sealed inside, pain intensifies and festers. More than that, this type of prison
One of the key concepts of CBT is that we all confuse thoughts with facts. This psychoeducation technique helps the client begin to see the
Knowing how much you’re suffering helps you see how much is also going right.
Challenging should statements helps you confront reality without shame or guilt.
Outlining the relationship between events, thoughts, and feelings highlights how thoughts are just interpretations and not facts.
Explaining how thoughts create feelings “pops open the hood” of the mental health “engine” to increase resilience.
The vertical descent technique is reveals the source of a client’s negative automatic thoughts.
In CBT, noticing thoughts is the first step in challenging them.