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Welcome readers! In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the team at CBT California is working hard to continue delivering high-quality therapeutic services and stay connected to our clients and their families. Our hope is that we are able to provide the support and the tools that people need in the midst of what may be a challenging time for many. In addition to maintaining services, our staff will be posting regularly on our blog, offering tips and unique perspectives related to coping with this crisis. We are glad you have found your way to the blog and sincerely hope that it speaks to you in a meaningful way!

Understanding the “D” in DBT

Understanding the “D” in DBT

Research from 2020 suggests that human beings experience approximately 6,000 thoughts a day (Tseng & Poppenk).  With so much going on between our ears, might it be helpful to have a framework for examining our thoughts, and in turn, our lives?  The practice of...

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Especially Helpful Communication Tips for the Holiday Season

Especially Helpful Communication Tips for the Holiday Season

Communication is important, especially during the holidays when you may attend events, spend time with your in-laws, or visit your hometown. Many assume that others may understand what they mean without much clarification or that they have the same assumptions,...

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Taking Care of Yourself this Holiday Season

Taking Care of Yourself this Holiday Season

The holiday season can bring up a lot of emotions for everyone. While the holidays might be associated with warmth and joy, it can also be a time that brings up feelings of stress and loneliness. Some ways in which we can help to manage our emotional experience as the...

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What exactly is CBT?

What exactly is CBT?

Perhaps you are seeking a therapist and your medical doctor, friend, sister, Google search, or TikTok scrolling recommended Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT. CBT is an evidence-based treatment for a wide range of problems people experience, including depression,...

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