Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Addictions, & Legal Issues

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Addictions, & Legal Issues

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on how individuals think about themselves, the world, other people, and how the individual’s actions will affect their thoughts and feelings. CBT was founded by Dr. Aaron Beck in the 1960’s. Trained in psychoanalysis, Dr. Beck was researching whether this method was beneficial in the treatment of depression. Through his res … [Read More...]

Neurocounseling: Bringing the Brain into Clinical Practice

Neurocounseling: Bringing the Brain into Clinical Practice

The counseling profession has been in existence in some fashion since the beginning of humankind.  Reaching out to others for help with the varied complex issues of living, from using the village shaman to the local pastor to today’s licensed helping professionals, has been a core aspect of communal civilization. As human beings have evolved, so too has this process of helping, including most re … [Read More...]