The Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy offers treatment for a wide variety of disorders including anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, habit disorders such as trichotillomania and skin picking, insomnia, depression, and challenging behaviors in young children. Treatment is available for children, teens, and adults. The center is centrally located in downtown Santa Rosa.
What is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy?
- Collaborative - The client and therapist work together to understand the problem, define goals and develop the best treatment plan.
- Active - During sessions as well as between sessions the client is practicing skills and for anxiety facing their fears and gaining mastery over them.
- Objective - Questionnaires are used on a regular basis to monitor improvement of symptoms.
- Effective - Clients usually experience meaningful lasting change in a relatively few number of sessions.
CBT is considered a brief treatment. For most specific problems, significant improvement can be seen between 12 and 22 sessions.