Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a brief therapy based on a scientific approach. It treats patient’s observable symptoms revealed by their behavior in the here and now.
This is a form of therapy that is active, in which the psychotherapist (Stéphanie Aebischer Hamida, Mathieu Chatelain, Audrey Gache Boileau) solicits the patient, discusses with him/her, evaluates issues related to dysfunctional thoughts or behaviors, sets the therapeutic goals (with the patient) and mesures the results obtained and the progress of the patient’s situation.
CBT is effective intreating:
- Phobias (agoraphobia, social phobia, specific phobias, impulse phobia)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorders
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Personality disorders
- Eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, hyperphagia, orthorexia)
- Addictions (alcohol, drug addiction, gambling)sleeping disorders
- Chronic pain
- Managing emotions
Sessions last 60 minutes including 15 minutes of case study in absence of the patient. A charge of 180,- CHF, payable at the end of each session. As I have a license to practice independently in the canton of Geneva, consultations carried out by a FSP certified psychologist-psychotherapist recognized by Lpsy are reimbursed by complementary health insurances.