Stuff to Know
This section offers helpful information about the issues around talking therapy,
such as your emotions and how they impact on different areas of your life and the different kinds of talking therapies.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
CBT deals with the here and now. It looks at the ways in which your thoughts and behaviours affect you.
CBT recognises that events in your past, especially thought patterns and behaviours learned as a child, have shaped your current thoughts and behaviours.
Without dwelling on the past, CBT can help you reduce or eliminate negative feelings and behaviours.
By changing your thoughts, you can function better now and in the future.