Trauma-focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy

What is Trauma-focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy ? Trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based therapy. It is specially designed to help children, adolescents, adults and families to overcome the negative effects of a traumatic experience. TF-CBT is proven to be an effective psychotherapeutic treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). It is used by our […]

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An Eating Disorder May Accompany A Cancer Diagnosis

Cachexia - An eating disorder that accompanies Cancer

Most people can’t imagine hearing their doctor say the words – “you have cancer.” Every year 12.7 million people discover they have cancer and according to The National Cancer Institute “almost all” people with advanced cancer develop anorexia. When someone with a chronic illness develops an eating disorder it’s called cachexia (ca·chex·i·a), or wasting disorder. […]

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder Patients

dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) was developed in 1993 by Marsha Linehan, a US Psychologist. At that time it was aimed primarily for treatment patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). BPD patients tend to engage in self-destructive behaviour to deal with distressing emotions and situations. Main motive to develop the treatment for Linehan was that the […]

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Use of Evidence Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in Sydney

Uses of Evidence Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Introduction Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a recommended psychotherapeutic treatment for many mental health disorders. It is effective in treatment of Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Substance Use Disorder, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Disorders, Somatisation, Chronic Fatigue, Hypochondriasis, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Psychotic Disorders. Originally used to treat depression, CBT’s use expanded over time, to treat other mental health disorders too. […]

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Best Treatments For Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Best Treatment for Post traumatic Stress Disorder

Introduction Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be a terrifying experience for the individual who suffers from it. Simultaneously, it can severely affect the friends and families of the individuals affected by it. PTSD symptoms affect Individuals who have been through life-threatening traumatic events and they start exhibiting some of the symptoms that characterise PTSD. It […]

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Depression Treatment Using Psychotherapies

Depression Treatment Using Psychotherapies in Sydney

Depression Treatment Using Psychotherapies Depression can strike anyone, whether they live in Sydney or elsewhere, leaving them feeling not just alone but hopeless, lost and fatigued. Good news is that depression treatment using psychotherapies is possible. Once client consult their general practitioner, they may prescribe medication, psychotherapy or a combination of both for its treatment. […]

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Anxiety disorders that you may or may not heard of

anxiety disorders

Anxiety Disorders There are several major types of anxiety disorders, each with its own characteristics. Generalized anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which a person I always in a state of fear and has negative thoughts about themselves and their possessions, always thinking negatively. When there is a sudden intense feeling of dread […]

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Typical symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Typical symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder

What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? According to American Psychiatry Association (APA), Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. Some early symptoms of Posttraumatic […]

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Postnatal Depression and its Treatment

Post Natal Depression and Its Treatment

What is Postnatal Depression? Postnatal Depression (PND) is a form of depression that develops in women, between one month and up to one year after the birth of a baby. PND is a common phenomenon and almost 1 in 10 women suffer from it. While childbirth is supposed to be a matter of delight and […]

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