Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based treatment that is recognized as a gold standard for treating substance use co-occurring issues. At Borden Cottage, we integrate CBT into our holistic, person-centered approach to treatment.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

CBT is a therapeutic approach that focuses on the interplay between thoughts, feelings, and behavior. CBT helps individuals identify and modify the thought processes and behavioral patterns linked to substance use and mental health challenges. Through examining these patterns and implementing positive reinforcement strategies, CBT fosters the development of constructive alternatives to substance reliance and encourages the adoption of more effective coping strategies.

The Benefits of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CBT has been extensively researched and proven effective in treating a range of conditions, including substance use, depression, and anxiety.

This therapeutic approach helps individuals understand the impact of their thought and behavior patterns on substance use, highlighting the interplay between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

CBT equips individuals with practical coping skills to handle stress, cravings, and other substance use triggers, incorporating relaxation techniques, problem-solving strategies, and assertiveness training.

Research indicates that the skills acquired through CBT sessions can have lasting effects, maintaining their benefit even after completing a formal treatment program.

Treatment Approach

Residential Treatment

Neuropsychological Testing

Co-Occurring Treatment