CBT Articles

Read our CBT articles here by ACT Counselling and CBT Services. Based in Glasgow in Scotland we are an established and respected organisation, offering accredited courses and therapy practitioners in Cognitive Behavioural therapy.

The Tuesday club poem

One Tuesday in January two thousand and twenty, I went along to a new club, thinking I knew plenty.

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Sharon’s Magic Mountain

Once upon a time there was a young girl who embarked up the COSCA counselling course at ACT Counselling and CBT Services. She wanted to climb the magic…

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An Introduction to CBT

The ACT Counselling Services Team are looking forward to the delivery of another 3-day ‘Introduction to the Theory and Practise of Cognitive…

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Substance Misuse and Therapy

It is a well known fact, and yes you have probably read or heard it before that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)…

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Triggers for Substance Misuse

With CBT in Groups, where clients are given the opportunity to work with their counsellor on a 1:1 basis regarding the substance…

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Personal Construct Psychology

The ACT Counselling Services Team have been developing and delivering a new input as part of the PG Diploma on Personal Construct Psychology (PCP)…

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Rules for Living

So what do we mean by ‘rules.’ What we mean is ‘Rules for Living.’ A rule for living is the behavioural adjustment that a child makes in order to cope…

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Solution Focused Practice

We need to shift away from “labelling” or diagnosing mental health problems in children and move towards “case formulations…

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Being Married to a CBT Therapist…

In the 10+ years that I have known my wife she has always been involved in helping people in some way, both in her professional life as well

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Relapse prevention

When is the best time to introduce a relapse prevention plan? Well, regardless of the goal, how do you keep going with the plan and not give into…

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Ellis’ Absolutistic Beliefs

Albert Ellis who as many of our readers will know was the founder of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT), one of the approaches that influenced…

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Relapse Prevention in Models of Therapy

Our attention turns to Relapse Prevention Therapy and the models used within it. Relapse Prevention and Management techniques should be skilfully passed…

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Negative Thinking

Negative thinking affects all of us. We have designed our own Psycho education process that can help identify, clarify and evaluate unhelpful thoughts…

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