Navigating Trauma with
Cognitive Processing Therapy

What is Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)?

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) is an evidence-based treatment for those suffering from trauma- and other stressor-related disorders such as Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. CPT, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), is based in Cognitive Theory, or the relationship between thoughts, emotions and behavior. In CPT, clients learn to identify their “stuck points”, those deeply rooted beliefs about themselves, others and the world which have been impacted by the traumatic events they have experienced. Once identified, these beliefs will be challenged using skills learned and practiced in session and in between sessions using visual learning tools such as readings and worksheets. This written work, based in neuroscience, allows the rational part of the brain to take over from the emotional part, to aid in healing past trauma. The brain is literally rewired, allowing past traumatic events to be processed and integrated, leading to a more mindful, present-focused experience of life for survivors of trauma and alleviating many of the most disruptive and distressing symptoms of trauma such as irritability, intrusive thoughts, hypervigilance, loss of sleep and trouble concentrating.

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We’re pleased you are here, and we’re committed to finding the right person to help you with your mental health.

Step 1: Connect

Finding the right person to help can seem challenging, which is why we offer multiple ways to connect with us. You can schedule a complimentary 15-minute consultation with our highly trained Clinical Coordinator, Alli Malamut, by either:

If you do not reach us directly, you can expect to hear back from us the same day or within one business day.

Step 2: Get Matched

In order to find you an ideal fitting clinician or therapist, our Clinical Coordinator will want to learn more about you. Specifically, it would be helpful to hear about your concerns, personal preferences, and any relevant logistical matters (for example, in-person or video sessions? best time or day to meet?) During this call, please feel free to ask us any questions as well!

Please feel free to share with us if you have already identified someone you would like to work with from our Our Team page.

Step 3: Check the fit

Connect with the clinician or therapist you are matched with to ask questions, share history, and make sure you feel comfortable about moving forward. If so, book your first session. If it does not feel right, circle back with us.

Step 4: Get started

Schedule time to meet with your new clinician or therapist and work towards living a more fulfilling life!

Over the years, we’ve found our thoughtful matching process is the surest way to find you an ideal clinician or therapist and achieve the best outcome for you.

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