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What Problems Can Cognitive Behaviour Therapy help?


New scientific studies of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy are emerging all the time. And even where research has yet to examine the effectiveness of psychological therapy for a particular problem, CBT principles have been generalised and applied to problems to fill the gap. The below list is at best a sampling of some of the problems to which Cognitive Behaviour Therapy has been, and is being, applied.


Anxiety Disorders / Anxiety Problems


* Panic Disorder * Agoraphobia * Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

* Obsessive Compulsive Disorder * Specific Phobias * Social Phobia

* Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) * Separation Anxiety Disorder

* General life stress * Stress Management


Depressive Disorders


* Major Depressive Disorder * Dysthymia

* Bipolar Disorder (principally as an adjunct to medication to date)


Adjustment Disorders


* with anxiety * with depressed mood * with aggression


Anger Management


Pain Management


Eating Disorders


* Bulimia Nervosa * Anorexia Nervosa * Binge Eating


Personality Disorders


* Bulimia Nervosa * Anorexia Nervosa * Binge Eating


Dissociative Disorders


Sleep Disorders


* Insomnia * Night Terrors * Nightmares


Psychotic Disorders (usually in addition to medication)


* Schizphrenia * Schizoaffective Disorders * Other


Marriage / Couples Therapy


Childhood Disorders


* ADHD Behaviour Management

* Oppositional Defiant Disorder

* Conduct Disorder

* Childhood Anxiety

* Childhood Depression

* Autism / Aspergers Disorder

* Intellectual Disability



The links on the right of this page take you to some brief outlines of common CBT approaches to depression, anxiety, and some other problems.


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Disclaimer: This site is intended for Australian audiences. It is general information and should not be used for treatment or diagnosis of your problems. Consult a GP or mental health professional for advice on your situation. If you require immediate telephone counselling assistance please call Lifeline 24 hour counselling service on 13 11 14, or contact your local mental health service.