Cognitive Therapy is focused on finding solutions. It explores how distortions in your way of thinking can lead to painful feelings and self-defeating behaviors. While we may have insight into our problems, insight is often not enough to foster change. The therapist takes an active role in identifying distorted thoughts and helps you learn more logical ways to think.
"Schemas" are memories, emotions, associations and beliefs often rooted in childhood experiences (bullying by peers, critical parents, divorce, death of a parent, alcoholic families) that can influence how you think, feel and relate to others.
What are the qualities of your interactions like? Couples often complain that poor communication is the reason there are problems in the relationship and the reason they are seeking counseling. However ...
What Is Sex Addiction / Sexually Compulsive Behavior?
Contrary to what some believe, sexually addictive / compulsive behavior or what is also known as Out-of-Control Sexual Behavior (OCSB) is a real problem. Unfortunately it often doesn’t get the same attention as alcohol or drug addiction, but it can be just as dangerous.
Many therapists in the addiction field believe that group therapy and self-help groups are the most effective modalities for the treatment of individuals who struggle with sexually addictive / compulsive behavior or what is also known as Out-of-Control Sexual Behavior (OCSB).