Client Education


Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapeutic treatment that helps individuals understand the thoughts and feelings that influence behaviors. CBT is commonly used to treat a wide range of issues including phobias, addiction, depression and anxiety. Cognitive behavior therapy is generally short-term and focused on helping individuals deal with a very specific problem. During the course of treatment, people learn how to identify and change destructive or disturbing thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior. The underlying concept behind CBT is that our thoughts and feelings play a fundamental role in our behavior...

Learn More »


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a behavioral program devised by Jon Kabat-Zinn that uses the psychological concept of mindfulness to help people cope better and be more at ease in their life. It is thought to have potential for helping people cope with stress and chronic illness, and research has shown it having a useful effect. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, the basis of MBSR is mindfulness, which he defined as "moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness." Research shows that therapy based on mindfulness is proven to be effective, particularly for reducing anxiety, depression, and stress...

Learn More »


Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy technique that incorporates bilateral stimulation to help people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.  Repeated studies show that by using EMDR, people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. It is widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal.  EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma...

Learn More »