Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective in helping to treat
* panic attacks
* generalised anxiety
* OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)
* PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
CBT can be applied in counseling therapy to effectively design and promote a program of change. The active engagement of the client determines the success of the process because it elicits a high degree personal emotional investment. The counselor acting as an interested and involved mentor works to facilitate change. The enormous variety of tools available to help implement change means that counseling therapy can be tailored to individual needs, and the specific time frame within which the counseling process operates makes change tangible.
It is these aspects that make CBT a valuable form of counseling therapy in a frenetic and rapidly changing modern world.