Cognitive behavioral therapy acknowledges that mood is related mindsets and thought patterns. The purpose of this therapy is to help you recognise harmful thoughts patterns that contribute to clinical depression, assess the reality of them and change them into positive ways of thinking.
Inappropriate behavior comes from faulty thinking and when behavior is changed, your mood will improve.
Clinical depression may affect the quality of your life in a number of ways such as:
Through using psychological therapy as part of your wellbeing strategy, we can help you manage your post-natal depression by working with you to:
Depression is one of the most common complications of chronic illness and many people with health issues experience depression at some point in their lives. In fact,it is estimated that up to one-third of individuals with a serious medical condition experience symptoms of depression
If you have a long-term health condition, cognitive behavioral therapy could help improve your mood as well as improving your self-care, thereby making your condition easier to manage and your life of better quality.
Chronic health conditions last a year or longer and may require on-going care and support and can include: respiratory conditions, chronic pain, heart conditions, diabetes or digestive disorders amongst others.
A chronic condition may affect the quality of your life in a number of ways such as:
Through using psychological therapy as part of your wellbeing strategy, we can help you manage your health-related depression by working with you to:
If you would like to talk to someone about therapy and treatments for depressionplease get in touch with us at the Health Psychology Clinic by telephone at 020 8144 3041 or book online by clicking below.
I am so grateful I met Joanna. I felt great after the first session. My friend told me about cognitive behaviour therapy and referred me to Joanna. The booking process was fast and the lady at the reception was very kind, I started psychology therapy immediately. I am so relieved that I have learned some useful therapeutic techniques for my panic attacks. Thank you so much Joanna, you changed my life.
One of the best psychologists in town! I had psychotherapy for years and I couldn’t overcome my passion for food and the bad habit of emotional eating. When I started psychotherapy with Joanna she used psychoeducation and taught me about cognitive and behaviour techniques I could use when I feel stressed and isolated at work. Now I have a better mood and energy.
I visited Joanna last year for a health problem with my stomach, I had clear health exams and my doctor said it caused from work stress. I referred to Joanna and started psychotherapy with health psychology and cognitive behaviour therapy. After six sessions I felt more balanced and I am in my way to have my healthy body back.
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