Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is proven to help with:
anxiety, depression, panic attacks, agoraphobia, post-traumatic stress, obsessions, OCD, low self-esteem, driving anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, health anxiety, insomnia, pain management, chronic fatigue syndrome/ME, stress, chronic worry (GAD), social anxiety/shyness and other unhelpful patterns of thinking and behaving. CBT is…
- well-researched: it is based on scientific principles and which research has shown to be effective for a wide range of problems.
- collaborative: clients and therapists work together to identify and understand problems in terms of the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
- problem focused: the approach usually focuses on difficulties in the here and now and relies on the therapist and client developing a shared view of the individual’s problem
- short-term: tasks carried out in between sessions mean that much of the work is done by the client independently allowing for the therapy to be relatively brief. The average number of sessions ranges from between ten and thirty.
- supportive and challenging: based on gaining an understanding of the relationship between thinking, acting and feeling in the present. Rowan frequently integrates CBT with EMDR, which is a technique clinically proven to be successful in helping people deal with traumatic memories, and also Schema Therapy. She may also draw on her experience in Stress Management and Yoga Tuition to offer a therapy individually formulated for each client. She also offers supervision.
Rowan is a BABCP accredited CBT therapist