Whilst this is true, it is often easier said than done! Especially when anxiety makes us fearful of change and depression makes everything-even minor changes-feel like so much of an effort.
This is where the valuable nature of external support comes into play. CBT works by supporting people to get started with changing the way they think and behave to help change how they feel.
Learning effective coping strategies and techniques to identify and alter unhelpful thought processes and behavioural patterns means we are better placed to start implementing changes to improve our wellbeing.
Once we start changing the things that keep our problems going (our thoughts/perception and how we respond) things will start to change as we finally break free from the negative vicious cycle of ongoing difficulties.
Contact me for a free telephone consultation and find out how CBT can teach you how to make the changes you need to feel better