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01/07/2009 08:26 AM

CBT Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

BusyBusyMind
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Has anyone tried CBT? My PDoc tells me this is a wonderful type of therapy for people with PPD. I've also read lots of things online about this. Anyone tried this?
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01/07/2009 08:38 AM
Ele
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My therapist has used CBT with me some. He really helped me to see that my paranoid thoughts were just delusions. I've enclosed a link that describes CBT and how it works.

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm? Section=About_Treatments_and_Supports&template=/ ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=7952

In looking at my thinking I was able to see that I was creating things in my own mind and adapting as fact. I was having panic attacks over creations in my own mind.

Thanks, Busy for the suggestion. I didn't know the name for the therapy that my therapist had used. Now I know.


02/04/2009 03:43 PM
neondreams
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I've tried CBT in the past, but never found it helpful. I'm not sure why, but I find talk therapy to be more effective in helping me deal with my delusions, auditory hallucinations and 7 different types of paranoia. If you've never tried CBT before, it certainly wouldn't hurt to give it a try.
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