When beginning an addiction therapy regimen, the sheer amount of treatment options and foreign terms can be overwhelming. Many of the words you hear may sound like gibberish to you and can make understanding the recovery process difficult. Fortunately, at Lake Villa, we thoroughly enjoy answering questions concerning our treatment options. However, one treatment we frequently get questions about is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
People aren’t familiar with what the process entails. However, it’s a relatively straightforward form of talk therapy. Simply put, CBT is a form of psychotherapy which aims to change self-destructive thought patterns and behaviors.