Cbt Therapy Case Study

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f you are looking for CBT treatment in Sydney, we can connect you with an experienced Psychologist or counsellor. Just call us or fill out our contact form. We also offer expert cognitive behavioural therapy online. CBT is an evidence based therapy in which your counsellor teaches you a set of skills. You learn proven techniques to better manage your thoughts and behaviours in ways that help you improve your mood and wellbeing. The 'thoughts' or cognitive compontent of the treatment, helps you to looks for patterns in the way you think, and to understand how certain thought patterns negatively affect your mood. Your therapist then guides you on how to overcome these limiting thought patterns. This approach is also combined with behavioural…show more content…
The new team of managers did not recognise Jillian's special talents and seeing her as a new recruit and a recent graduate they treated her differently and regularly complained about her work results. Jillian became quite depressed but she continued on in her work and tried to accept this change in her life. When the economy took a downturn and despite all her past efforts and achievements, the company chose her for retrenchment. Jillian was devastated. For the first time in her life she found herself without a plan and she found it difficult to accept that even though she was hard working and a high achiever and despite having put a lot of effort and energy in her work, that she would be discarded easily by her new managers. (This article is electronically protected - Copyright © Associated Counsellors & Psychologists Sydney PTY…show more content…
Soon, Jillian was getting up at a specific hour in the morning and routinely carrying out her tasks as they had been scheduled. Together with carrying out scheduled tasks, Anna made sure that Jillian also scheduled fun activities for herself to engage in, like going bowling or camping with her friends, cooking or going to the movies. In fact, having at least two fun activities a week was a mandatory part of Jillian's CBT. Slowly but surely Jillian began to feel better and was able to break free from the cycle of depression that had consumed her life since she was retrenched from her job. She learned to recognise the pain and suffering caused her and to respect the hardship she had gone through without being debilitated by the experience. She also found new ways to perceive the experience she suffered as adding to her life experience, making her stronger, rather than simply seeing herself as having been
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