Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the treatment of choice, an evidence-based therapy that is effective when treating anxiety and depression. It works. Speak with a professional about utilizing CBT worksheets to improve your functioning and thought-life.
A) Something happens: (stimuli)
I phone my husband and he doesn’t answer.
B) I tell myself something: (cognitions)
He must be having an affair.
C) I feel something: (emotions)
Anger, hurt, sadness, fear, hopelessness.
**Notice, the thoughts come before the feelings – we have control over our thoughts but not our feelings. Feelings are born in thought (not the other way around)**
flying, driving, large crowds, small spaces, elevators.
tunnel vision, shortness of breath, heart pounding, sweaty palms, panicky feelings, dizziness.
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