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Queens Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Psychology, PLLC

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy located in Kew Gardens Hills, Flushing, NY

About 46 million people in America suffer from mental illnesses every year. For 11 million of those patients, the condition is so severe it affects their daily life. If you need help coping with a mental health disorder, Benjamin Grysman, PhD and his providers, at Queens Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Psychology, PLLC, in Kew Gardens Hills in Flushing, New York, offers a number of different types of talk therapy to address your symptoms and their underlying cause with psychotherapy. If you suffer from depression, anxiety, or another mental health condition, call the office or use the online scheduling tool to make an appointment today.

Psychotherapy Q & A

What is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is a process for treating mental health disorders with the assistance of a licensed psychotherapist who helps you develop healthier coping skills and treat underlying issues that cause your condition. Over a course of several talk therapy sessions, you learn how to recognize the situations that trigger negative thoughts and healthy ways to cope with these situations.

What does psychotherapy help with?

Psychotherapy is used to help people with a wide range of issues. It is used to treat mental health disorders such as:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Addictions
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders

However, psychotherapy does not always have to address mental health disorders. Talk therapy also helps you deal with life’s everyday stressors in a healthier way. Psychotherapy can help you:

  • Resolve conflicts
  • Communicate better
  • Negotiate better
  • Recover from trauma
  • Cope with change
  • Manage your emotions
  • Relieve stress

In some cases, talk therapy alone is not enough to help with your condition. If you experience severe symptoms, a psychiatrist can provide medication to supplement your talk therapy. Queens Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Psychology, PLLC, coordinates treatment with a psychiatrist in your area.

What are the different types of psychotherapy?

The practice offers several types of psychotherapy to address your specific needs, based on your condition and its severity. 

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

The practice specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which takes a proactive approach to solve your problems. It works by teaching you to identify negative thought patterns that affect your thoughts and behavior and helps you change these to healthier ways of thinking.

CBT is used to treat depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and trauma-related disorders.

Exposure therapy

Exposure therapy is used to help you identify triggers of your anxiety and learn coping skills that reduce your negative reaction when exposed to your fears.

Exposure therapy is used to treat anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic attacks.

To learn about the variety of talk therapies the practice offers and the range of disorders that they can help with, call the office or use the online scheduling tool to book a consultation today.