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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful.


Nov 19, 2019

Photo by Gregory Pappas on UnsplashHow can a talking therapy help with a problem that feels as physical as chronic fatigue syndrome? 

Ben Adams talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about overcoming his initial scepticism about CBT and why he's glad he did. Professor Trudie Chalder explains the ideas that cognitive behavioural therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome is...

Sep 24, 2019

Photo by Paula Sotomayor on UnsplashHow do you talk about something in therapy when all you want to do is avoid thinking about it? And why might it help to be able to tackle it? 

Nick Gilbert talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about how he sought help for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and his therapist, Dr Jen Wild, explains the theory behind the treatment,...

Aug 28, 2019

What are 'intrusivPhoto by Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplashe thoughts' (we all have them) and what has CBT for OCD got to do with a polar bear? People sometimes talk about being "a little bit OCD", but the reality of obsessive compulsive disorder is much more difficult than a tendency to line your pens up or be super tidy. 

Ashley Fulwood talks to Dr Lucy...

May 16, 2019

Maggie's flat was so full that the council threatened to clear it out themselves. CBT helped her understand the reasons behind her hoarding disorder and start to let go of some of her possessions. 

Maggie and Dr Victoria Bream speak to Dr Lucy Maddox.


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Apr 16, 2019

Hearing voices is much more common than used to be thought, but what if they're cruel voices that seem to try to stop you from living your life? 

Chris Shoulder talks to Dr Lucy Maddox about how he uses CBT techniques to manage his experience of voices and Dr Emmanuelle Peters explains the theory behind the treatment.