CBT Therapy

Feeling Stuck on Repeat? CBT Can Help You Hit Play on a New Chapter

Imagine a scratched record, endlessly repeating the same negative message. That’s what it can feel like when our thoughts get stuck in a rut. Anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem often stem from these unhelpful patterns, leaving us feeling like passengers in our own minds. But there’s a powerful therapy called CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) that […]

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Taming the Thought Monster: How to Crush Your Fitness Goals

Let’s face it, the gym can be intimidating. Between the clanking weights and seemingly superhuman routines, it’s easy to get stuck in your head. “I’m not strong enough,” you might think, or “Everyone’s judging me.” These thoughts, while common, can be powerful barriers to achieving your fitness goals. That’s where a concept called “thought-defusion” comes

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Feeling Overwhelmed? How CBT Can Help You Manage Anxiety and Depression

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, or other overwhelming emotions? You’re not alone. Millions of people around the world experience these challenges, and fortunately, there are effective treatments available. One such treatment is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a powerful approach that can equip you with the tools to manage your emotions and improve your overall

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Untangling the Maze: Does Your Insurance Cover Therapy? (And Exploring Free Options!)

Taking care of your mental well-being is just as crucial as physical health. Yet, therapy often carries a hefty price tag. The good news is, many avenues lead to affordable therapy, including insurance coverage and free resources. Let’s navigate this maze together! First Stop: Employer Assistance Programs (EAP) Many employers offer an Employee Assistance Program

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Depression getting on your nerves? The surprising link between your Vagus nerve and feeling numb…

We’ve all been there: days (or weeks) where the world feels heavy on your shoulders, motivation is MIA, and even the simplest tasks feel overwhelming. You might brush it off as a bad mood or a temporary rut, but there could be a surprising culprit behind your despondency: your vagus nerve. What is the Vagus

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Time to let yourself off the hook? A CBT and ACT approach to dealing with perfectionism

Hi everyone, and welcome back to the blog! Today, we’re diving into a topic close to many educators’ hearts: perfectionism. We’ll explore how perfectionist tendencies can impact our teaching and well-being, and share some helpful tools from both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to find a more balanced approach. The

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3-Step Rescue Mission: Rise Above the Fog When Depression Hits

The fog rolls in – that’s what depression feels like sometimes. You find yourself stuck, staring blankly at the wall, energy drained, and motivation MIA. Familiar activities hold no appeal, replaced by a relentless loop of negative thoughts and upsetting memories. Sleep becomes a chaotic mess – either an unwelcome escape or a heavy burden

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Why you need to *feel* it, in order to *heal* it: Learning to tolerate difficult emotions

Let’s face it, feeling bad is no fun. Sadness, anger, anxiety – these emotions come with a hefty dose of discomfort. It’s no wonder we often try to push them away, bury them deep, or distract ourselves until they (hopefully) vanish. But here’s the thing: emotions, even the unpleasant ones, are like internal messengers. They

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Stepping Off the Beaten Path: How Behavioral Experiments in CBT Re-Wire Your Brain

Life transitions, big or small, can be daunting. We often grapple with anxieties and predictions about the unknown, holding us back from pursuing new paths. Enter Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and its powerful tool: the behavioural experiment. Building on the Beckian Longittudinal model, CBT views our emotional and behavioral responses as stemming from core beliefs.

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Letting Go of Letting Go: Why the Past Feels Impossible to Release

The concept of “letting go” of the past is often presented as a simple solution to move forward. However, the reality can be far more complex. We grapple with the feeling of the past being impossible to relinquish, constantly pulled back by emotions, regrets, or the comfort of familiarity. This struggle isn’t uncommon. Here’s why

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Ready to Embark on Your Journey to Recovery?

If you’re tired of struggling with Depression, Anxiety, and Low Self-Esteem, it’s time to take action. I invite you to schedule a consultation today to discuss how CBT Therapy can help you overcome these challenges and reclaim your wellbeing. 

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