Ala Moana - Kakaako, Hawaii
932 Ward Avenue, 6th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96814
Manakai O Malama Integrative Healthcare Group and Rehabilitation Center offers a full range of modern and traditional medical services in a personal and supportive environment where patient-centered approaches emphasize the unique needs of each patient. If you are looking for a health clinic where your health and wellbeing are the central focus, give us a call at 808-535-5555.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: What Is It & How Can It Help You? September 13, 2017

Ala Moana - Kakaako, Honolulu
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: What Is It & How Can It Help You?, Honolulu, Hawaii

We at Manakai O Malama offer a variety of psychotherapies and treatment options designed to help you overcome obstacles and become the best version of yourself. One such treatment is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). But, what does CBT entail? Who qualifies for it? Here, our wellness center’s trained staff answers your most pressing questions.

The Beginner’s Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

wellness centerCognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term, goal-oriented treatment plan. Patients participating in CBT at our wellness center typically meet with their psychologist once a week for five to 10 months. In each visit, the doctor and patient work together to identify and modify unhealthy patterns of behavior, thought, attitudes, and beliefs.

Who Qualifies for CBT?

At our wellness center, we use cognitive behavioral therapy to help our patients deal with a myriad of struggles including grief, anxiety, depression, and addiction. Besides specific mental health concerns, CBT can also help with sleeping difficulties, relationship problems, and stress management.

How Can It Help You?

Next time you encounter adversity, note how your inner-self reacts. When you miss a deadline at work, do you tell yourself you’re a failure? Do you insist that your boss hates you? Sometimes these negative thoughts pop up without us even realizing. CBT, however, increases our self-awareness, allowing us to acknowledge these beliefs and view them from a more realistic perspective. It also helps you identify from where these automatic thoughts originate. Finally, with the support of your psychologist, you’ll learn new and healthier ways to cope with troubles not only at work but also at home, school, and beyond.

If you’re interested in receiving CBT, call our wellness center at (808) 535-5555 today. For more on our psychological services as well as our clinic’s favorite health and wellness tips, visit Manakai O Malama online.

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