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  • Cognitive Processing Therapy

    What is Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)?

    CPT focuses on how a person perceives a traumatic event and processes it.

    How does CPT work?

    During CPT, the client is assisted in integration of trauma memories. Additionally, the therapist can help their client work through stuck points, which are certain thoughts related to the trauma that prevents the person from recovering. For instance, trauma often shatters one’s belief system, particularly in the following areas:

    • Safety
    • Trust
    • Power/Control
    • Intimacy
    • Esteem

    CPT can help to balance out these beliefs causing distress and, in turn, help to lessen negative symptoms.

    If you’re interested in learning more about CPT, contact us today for a free consultation.