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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on understanding and improving your thoughts, patterns of thinking, and behaviors. CBT is often focused on specific problems you are experiencing and practical solutions to those problems. It is a great tool for when you are feeling overwhelmed or trapped in a negative cycle.

Cognitive behavioral therapists conduct CBT in an office setting (in-person or online) through one-on-one conversations. This type of therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, from depression and eating disorders to addictions and relationship issues, and is particularly great for developing new skills and perspectives.

Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

There are many benefits that come along with CBT, and they include:

  • Improved coping skills
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Healthier thought processes
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Emotional support
  • Improved overall functioning

If you’re curious about CBT or other types of therapy and want to know which is right for your needs, read this article: What type of therapy is best for me?

CBT May Be the Answer

There are several types of therapy, but not every type of therapy will be best for you. CBT therapy may be a good fit for you if you suffer from conditions like:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Substance use

CBT is not a good fit if you have trouble with rational or logical thinking, such as if you have a brain injury or severe learning or intellectual disorders. It is also not a great fit for people who don’t want to fully participate in therapy, as it requires active involvement with your therapist.

If you are interested in cognitive behavioral therapy, Mental Health Match can help you find a quality CBT therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Sarah Reijnen
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Work together to discover your strengths and supports, and utilize them in order to promote healing and growth. I highly value our relationship and will work with you at your pace while also walking with you through areas of difficulty.


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Work together to discover your strengths and supports, and utilize them in order to promote healing and growth. I highly value our relationship and will work with you at your pace while also walking with you through areas of difficulty.

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I am dedicated to helping teens and adults work through life transitions, relationship challenges, and trauma while providing a safe space to overcome anxiety, stress, and social expectations.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Self-Worth
  • Teen Girls
  • Trauma
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Together we will explore your relational patterns, any past trauma that you want to process, your family of origin as it relates to your healing, and anything else where you want to see growth.


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Together we will explore your relational patterns, any past trauma that you want to process, your family of origin as it relates to your healing, and anything else where you want to see growth.

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Therapy is not a one size fits all, so I tailor what therapy looks like depending on the needs of my client. The time and space is for you and it's important you feel agency and connection during sessions.

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  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Spirituality
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Trisha Williams
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Initially, we'll get to know each other to determine if we're a good fit. From there, we can decide the best treatment approach to aid in your growth and development, and set a plan to provide therapy to best meet your needs.


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Initially, we'll get to know each other to determine if we're a good fit. From there, we can decide the best treatment approach to aid in your growth and development, and set a plan to provide therapy to best meet your needs.

Something to know about my approach is:

My theoretical preference is eclectic, as I use bits and pieces from several forms of therapy (CBT, DBT, Reality Therapy, and Experiential Therapy). I tailor my approach to fit the attitudes, goals, and preferences of those I serve.

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  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Career Burnout
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Stress
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.


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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anger Management
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.


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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.

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I always aim to provide treatment I know is based in the most up-to-date research, also ensuring that approach is tailored to fit each family's needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childrens Sleep
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Children With ADHD
  • Parenting Children with Anxiety
  • Parenting Children With Autism
  • Parenting Skills
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Selective Mutism
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