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shelly1979
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   Posted 10/11/2007 10:45 AM (GMT -7)   
How do I find help in finding a CBT provider??  Is it like a group threapy or is it a 1 on 1 therapy?  
Thanks!
Shelly

stkitt
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   Posted 10/11/2007 12:34 PM (GMT -7)   

I would contact your local physician and ask for a recommendation to a therapist that uses CBT therapy.  The people I know have done a 1:1 CBT program.  I am sure you will get other info as many here have learned CBT and recommend it highly.

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Danxiety
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   Posted 10/11/2007 7:14 PM (GMT -7)   
I think you can do either. Some hospitals provide programs and stuff that are both group and 1:1.

I think its what you prefer..

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wen4003
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   Posted 10/12/2007 6:10 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Shelly,
 
If your regular physician doesn't know of anyone, ask your psychiatrist (if you have one).  He/she should be able to give you some recommendations of who to go to for CBT.
 
Good luck!!   yeah
 
Wen

ps What I forgot to say is that I am seeing a therapist and we are using the CBT techniques and I'm starting to get and trying to changes my thought processes.  It does work, it just takes time.


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Post Edited (wen4003) : 10/12/2007 7:16:45 AM (GMT-6)


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   Posted 10/13/2007 9:51 AM (GMT -7)   
There is a free online CBT
But I believe that it is UP to you to decide which is th best route as Dan and Kitt have said ........

** I do the online one and FOR me it is helping out tremendously**


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   Posted 10/13/2007 12:47 PM (GMT -7)   

Hi there

Here is the free online site:

Moodgym is a free self help program to teach cognitive behaviour therapy skills to people vulnerable to depression and anxiety.

http://moodgym.anu.edu.au/

Take care and hope you find one that is suited to you :)
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