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Atlanta Psychiatry

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Richard A Waldman MD

Atlanta Psychiatry

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

The purpose of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is to address faulty thinking that results in self-defeating patterns. CBT programs generally consist of a fixed number of sessions ranging between eight and twenty; occasionally a patient may require fewer or more sessions in order to receive the maximum benefits of this therapy. This therapy is frequently used to treat anxiety disorders, certain mood disorders such as Major and Pervasive Depressive Disorder, and insomnia. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an action oriented, problem focused treatment that utilizes worksheets and homework to achieve goals.