Susan J Cardwell, M.A., LPC

1101 Scott Ave, Suite 14

Wichita Falls, TX  76301

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT, is based on a highly researched theory that the way we thing about a situation affects how we feel, and how we feel affects our behavior. CBT helps clients identfy distressing thoughts and they learn how to change them. Through collaborating with the counselor and learning a variety of ways to test thoughts, clients begin to feel better and meet their behavior goals. Skills practice between sessions is an important part of CBT.

Cognitive Therapy:

  • ​is based on research Click on the link to do some reading. 

  • helps clients identify, test, and change negative thoughts

  • provides clients with lifelong skills

  • is not talk therapy; it's client/counselor collaborative

  • typically limited to 12 sessions per addressed problem

  • shown effective for depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, phobias, eating disorders, and other diagnoses and situations

  • works well with individuals, couples, families

  • ​​​​educates clients how to challenge their thinking

  • can improve self image and self esteem by helping clients change their negative core belief