Go to navigation Go to content
Phone: 604.255.9018
McComb Witten Marcoux

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Following Your Car Accident


Blog Category:
6/27/2014
Comments (0)

You're in pain, having trouble sleeping and feeling "down" since your car accident.

Physiotherapy and pain killers are helping with your neck and back. But your mood still isn't good.

So your doctor recommends that you see a psychologist for some Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

What's Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

It's a type of psychotherapy commonly referred to as "talk therapy".

CBT trys to assist you in recognizing how your thoughts and resulting behaviors are effecting you.

The idea underlying CBT is that your thoughts ( ideas, beliefs and attitudes) fuel your pain experience.

So, if you can gain a better understanding of your thought processes you can better manage your pain experience.

There's a substantial body of research that indicates people suffering from chronic pain can imporve their psychological and physical well-being through CBT.

Injured in a car accident and experiencing chronic pain? Talk to your doctor about CBT.

Jeff Witten

McComb Witten Personal Injury Lawyers

 

 



Category: Car Accidents


There are no comments.

Post a comment

Post a Comment to "Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Following Your Car Accident"

To reply to this message, enter your reply in the box labeled "Message", hit "Post Message."

Name:*

Email:* (will not be published)

Message:*

Notify me of follow-up comments via email.