Blog - Archive for 2018

London CBT Therapists
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

London CBT Therapists

All of our CBT therapists have been award with accreditation from the BABCP. As the largest and leading cognitive behavioural therapy service in London, we have the best CBT Therapists in London. We offer a rapid, discreet, affordable service which prioritises our clients and their needs.

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What causes anxiety?
Anxiety Treatment with CBT

What causes anxiety?

Anxiety is caused by biological factors, learning experiences and your triggers to anxiety - stress can play a part in developing anxiety. Often our anxieties are learnt in childhood but they can develop in adulthood. Noticing anxious thoughts just before feeling anxiety will identify the cause.

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CBT Therapy for Addictions
CBT for Addictions

CBT Therapy for Addictions

Mirco Magi is Efficacy’s Senior CBT Therapist in London. For some, the use of alcohol and substances are an integral part of our society, and for 'controlling' anxiety and depression. Mirco is accredited in CBT and understands the role of alcohol and substances in maintaining depression and anxiety.

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GPs Recovery with CBT
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

GPs Recovery with CBT

GPs are unable to access confidential care locally. We have treated 405 GPs with mental health problems over the last year; with CBT 85% are making a full recovery. The GPs were all suffering from common mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. Read more out the results here.

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James's Story of IBS Treatment with CBT
IBS Treatment with CBT

James's Story of IBS Treatment with CBT

A client describes his CBT treatment of IBS with our CBT Therapist. IBS can be unforgiving, affecting 1 in 7. Six months after treatment James Morton explains how he got better with CBT. He describes how IBS impacted his life, what he did to overcome IBS and the changes CBT had on his move to London

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OCD Recovered with CBT
OCD Treatment with CBT

OCD Recovered with CBT

Lucy Wallis writes for the BBC about Catherine Benfield's journey out of OCD. She recovered with CBT, but also helped by creating Olive the personification of her OCD. In the CBT treatment of OCD we often encourage clients to externalise their OCD experience, for these very reasons...

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CBT and Brexit
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

CBT and Brexit

Many people seem to be feeling an underlying sense of anxiety as the prospect of Brexit loom closer. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is chosen by NICE as the therapy of choice for Anxiety and Depression. A lot of us appear to be having a bit of a rough time at the moment, and it would be surprising if

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Couple's Sex Therapy and 5 points how to improve
CBT for Couples

Couple's Sex Therapy and 5 points how to improve

What’s happened to my libido? One of the common problems we see in cognitive behavioural therapy is dwindling or non-existent sex life or desire for a sex life. “We used to have sex all the time,” they often say, “but now once a month is a major event.” What are the reasons for this state and what…

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14 Top CBT Tips for Sleep
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

14 Top CBT Tips for Sleep

As a CBT Therapist in London ‘sleeplessness’ is part of the majority of therapy talks I have with my clients. This is not because I see a lot of clients with sleep disorder but because feeling rested is essential to our overall well-being and because not being able to get a decent sleep can reveal…

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PTSD Treatment
PTSD Treatment

PTSD Treatment

We have expert CBT therapists that are effective in treating PTSD. CBT and EMDR are the treatment of choice for PTSD and complex PTSD. We have outstanding results for PTSD: measured on anxiety, depression, and Impact of Events Scale(r). You can benchmark our data across other CBT and EMDR services.

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Suicide: The Killer of Men
CBT & Treatment of Depression

Suicide: The Killer of Men

Suicide is currently the single biggest killer of men aged under 45 in the UK, and men are nearly four times more likely than women to take their own life. And members of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance – 70 organisations from the private, public and voluntary sectors – are calling upon men

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Schools sign up for Mindfulness
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Schools sign up for Mindfulness

It’s Wednesday morning and the children from year five at St John the Baptist primary school in Brighton are chatting noisily at their desks. A bell chimes and the chatter stops. Thirty children close their eyes and place a hand across their chest, breathing in and out slowly. It’s as if they’ve bee

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Teenage Anxiety Epidemic
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Teenage Anxiety Epidemic

More young women aged 16 to 24 than ever before are experiencing mental health problems according to a government study, Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey, published last week. ‘Young women have become a key high-risk group,’ it said. The survey followed another recent study that found more than a…

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CBT and Depression in Adolescents
CBT & Treatment of Depression

CBT and Depression in Adolescents

Spotting the signs of depression in adolescents and young adults is difficult. This is a tumultuous period where both biological, physiological, and psychological developments clash together. Depression in young adults is easily masked by our narrow assumptions. It’s all ‘just growing pains’, or a…

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CBT and Post Natal Depression
CBT & Treatment of Depression

CBT and Post Natal Depression

Coping with a new baby The arrival of your first baby is supposed to be one of the happiest times in your life and the ultimate expression of the union of your relationship. However, I do see clients with post-natal depression for which CBT is the recommended therapy according to NICE. people feel…

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CBT and Dealing With Difficult Familiy
CBT for Couples

CBT and Dealing With Difficult Familiy

I had an interesting experience with a client recently who came to see me for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in London. I knew we had to address ‘relationship’ and how CBT could help, but it was not CBT for Couples we needed to talk about. The issue this client had was her relationship with her…

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