Therapy Type: Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

Overcoming Trauma with Cognitive Processing Therapy at Thought Wise

Have you faced severe stressors or traumatic events and are seeking a way to move forward? If you’ve been struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and seeking effective treatment in the Jacksonville area, Cognitive Processing Therapy might be the right approach for you. Understanding your Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) score can also be a crucial part of this journey.

What is Cognitive Processing Therapy?

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an evidence-based approach within the realm of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), specifically tailored to treat and alleviate symptoms of PTSD and trauma.

CPT is characterized by its:

  • Unique CBT-based talk therapy format.
  • Trauma-informed care counseling approach.
  • Focus on recognizing and challenging automatic thought processes.
  • Effectiveness in addressing the prolonged impacts of traumatic experiences.

How Cognitive Processing Therapy Helps

CPT offers several benefits:

  • Combines education and therapy within each session.
  • Aims to modify harmful thoughts and thought patterns linked to trauma.
  • Helps change automatic associations formed around traumatic experiences.
  • Encourages the development of new thoughts and perspectives.
  • Enhances awareness of the connection between emotions and thoughts.
  • Available in both individual and group formats, as well as via telehealth for PTSD.

The Approach of Cognitive Processing Therapy

CPT utilizes specific strategies from CBT to address trauma-related issues. It involves a process of restructuring and modifying thoughts and memories related to trauma. Working with a therapist, you will engage in:

  • Changing your conclusions about people or experiences.
  • Challenging thoughts that exaggerate negative aspects.
  • Developing better emotional reasoning skills.
  • Creating new pathways of understanding.

Is Cognitive Processing Therapy Right for You?

This therapy could be particularly beneficial if you:

  • Have experienced limited progress in treating PTSD.
  • Find relief in talking with a counselor.
  • Are struggling with sadness, anxiety, or depression following a traumatic event.
  • Need to move past the lingering effects of a traumatic experience.

Comprehensive Support at Thought Wise

At Thought Wise in Jacksonville, we offer comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological assessments to evaluate PTSD and related concerns. If you’ve experienced trauma and are finding recovery challenging, our team is here to support you. We provide resources, interventions, and treatments tailored to help you find relief from PTSD symptoms through Cognitive Processing Therapy.

Start your journey to recovery and regain control over your life with Cognitive Processing Therapy at Thought Wise. Contact us to learn more about how we can assist you in healing from past trauma and building a brighter future.

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