Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is an important and effective modality that enlightens how to recognize harmful behavior and thought patterns that may affect your mood and use it to bring a positive change. OVER THE YEARS, AKA-CHI team of leading psychiatrists and psychologists have helped countless patients overcome a wide range of mental health issues using Cognitive behavioral therapy. So if you are searching for behavioral therapy near me, make an appointment with AKA-CHI today to find out more about how the AKA-CHI CBT program can help you.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is an innovative talk therapy approach or psychotherapy that AKA-CHI team of trained professionals use frequently. In the practice of CBT, you work closely with one of AKA-CHI mental health specialists, a therapist, in a regimented way, taking part in different therapy sessions that will help you develop an awareness of false, irrational, or otherwise negative thoughts. Our main aim is to help you face challenging situations, and we help you on how you can deal with these situations positively and calmly.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is proven effective in treating various mental health disorders, including:

  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Anxiety disorders

The CBT approach is preferred over other methods is because it has proven to help therapists effectively to identify the challenges of different mental conditions poses and develop a coping mechanism for the patient. It helps the patient with:


  • Learn coping techniques
  • Resolve conflicts more effectively
  • Manage emotional and physical symptoms
  • Get over grief or loss
  • Avoid medications when treating mental illness
  • Battle emotional trauma


CBT is considered an effective approach to accomplish these objectives when used alongside medications like antidepressants. Your therapist decides whether or not you need medication based on the variables of your specific case.

Is CBT used only for people with mental health problems?

No, almost anyone without a serious mental health condition can benefit from CBT; this medication-free therapy can help you to better deal with the stress in your daily life. At AKA-CHI, we offer behavioral therapy for kids, too, so book an appointment now.

There are various types of behavioral therapy:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral play therapy
  • System desensitization
  • Aversion therapy

Homework between meetings is a vital part of treatment. Tasks fluctuate; however, the reason for each is to urge you to be a functioning member simultaneously and to use tools that are investigated in your meetings in regular day-to-day sessions. Success and difficulties experienced during schoolwork tasks are discussed and examined in the following session.