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What is Schema-focused CBT?

Schema-focused therapy is a special technique within Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) that can make a real difference in your life. It helps us uncover and change deep-rooted emotional patterns we developed during childhood. These patterns affect how we think, feel, and act, often causing problems in our relationships, self-esteem, and overall happiness. The good news is that Schema-focused CBT can help us recognise and transform these patterns, leading to positive and long-lasting change.

What issues does Schema-focused CBT help?

  • Beating the Blues: If you’re feeling down and struggling with depression, Schema-focused CBT can be a game-changer. It helps us challenge negative beliefs about ourselves and replace them with more positive ones, making us feel better about who we are and reducing those gloomy feelings.

  • Taming Anxiety: Anxiety disorders can make life pretty tough, but Schema-focused Therapy is here to help. It teaches us how to recognize and challenge our worries and fears, giving us better control over our anxiety and helping us build stronger coping skills.

  • Finding Stability: Certain conditions can make life feel like an emotional rollercoaster. But with Schema-focused CBT, we can work on the underlying emotional patterns that contribute to these difficulties. This therapy helps us regulate our emotions, have healthier relationships, and develop a stronger sense of self.

  • Perfectionism and Unrelenting Standards: Living with perfectionism can make life incredibly challenging, but Schema-focused CBT offers hope. By exploring core issues that drive the need for perfection, we can learn how to let go of unrelenting standards and find balance. 

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Does Schema-focused CBT work?

Research has shown that Schema-focused CBT really works! In a study published in the Journal of Behaviour Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, researchers analysed many studies and found that this therapy had a significant impact. On average, it led to a moderate to large improvement in people’s symptoms and overall well-being. So, you can feel confident that Schema-focused CBT is a powerful tool for change.

Is Schema-focused CBT for me?

Schema-focused CBT offers a powerful way to transform deep-rooted emotional patterns and reclaim your life. If you would like to know more about whether Schema-focused CBT is right for you and your unique needs, please fill in an online request or give us a call.


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