Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Following Your Car Accident
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.
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