Parrish Mecical Group provides cognitive behavioral therapy services to
assist patients with various mental health disorders.
What Is Behavioral Therapy?
Behavioral therapy is a form of mental treatment that focuses on identifying
and managing the behaviors of a patient that can be contributing to adverse
effects on their health. This avenue of therapy is founded on the idea
that behaviors are learned and that patients can train themselves to avoid
that actions that contribute to or exacerbate their disorder.
Who Needs Behavioral Therapy?
Behavioral therapy has proven effective in many types of patients of all
ages. Physicians may recommend behavioral therapy if a patient is suffering
from a disorder that is known to respond to behavioral therapy.
Behavioral therapy has been known to help patients with:
- Anger management issues
- Panic disorders
- Alcohol or drug abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, etc.)
Behavioral therapy has even shown to be effective with some patients who
want to quit smoking. If you believe that you or a loved one may benefit
from behavioral therapy, speak with your doctor about a referral to a
specially-trained Parrish Medical Group therapist who is ready to assess
your health, listen to your goals, and provide tools to make a positive
impact on your well-being.