Who are we?
CBT Eastbourne is a private clinical service for people who are experiencing emotional or psychological problems in their lives.
They want help with how they feel about themselves, with their relationships and how they can change aspects of their behaviour which may be causing problems for themselves and others.
What is CBT?
CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) addresses how our thoughts affect our behaviour. And how the way we behave affects our feelings and our thoughts. CBT, Counselling and Psychotherapy allows us to explore a problem, to peel away the layers of a problem in order to look at our difficulties in a different way and eventually to resolve them. In this way we can avoid repetitive patterns of thought which can preoccupy our mind and prevent us from finding desperately wanted changes in our behaviour or in our selves. Where a problem appears insurmountable, our approach is to break it down into a number of smaller issues so we can help to resolve them one by one.
What type of people come to CBT Eastbourne?
Since 1984 we have been providing a psychotherapy and counselling service for women, men and adolescents who have been struggling to find solutions to their distress either alone or with help from friends and family. They come to us when a more professional approach is needed. Often people say that they do not wish to distress or burden their partners or families with their problems. Psychotherapy provides the time and space to focus on how to get to the root of the difficulties and to find a long term resolution of the problem.
I am now feeling better than I have for years thanks to her expert guidance
A great, friendly and professional therapist.
A great, friendly and professional therapist. I only wish I hadn’t left it so long before asking her to help.
I would recommend her to anyone. Thanks Ferga.
left me feeling much more positive about myself
If I'd realised how much better I could feel I would have sought help earlier.
The ability just to talk about how I was feeling with somebody completely impartial was great. Ferga helped me understand what was behind my anxiety and why it manifested itself in the way it did. Through therapy I learnt not to blame myself for everything that was happening and to not feel guilty for not being able to do everything that I felt I was supposed to. Ferga taught me how to calm myself down in stressful situations through breathing exercises and how to prepare myself when stressful times were ahead so I could deal with them better. When I was at my worst I felt that I would never be rid of the anxiety but after a while, it gradually became easier until I felt I had it under control rather than it had me under control.
Now I can approach those normal daily events without the anxiety or feeling sick even crossing my mind. I feel so much calmer. Every now and again situations arise that do stress me out but I feel so much more equipped to deal with them and I can get through them without feeling the need to run for the door. I am much stronger and I feel like such a great weight has been lifted from my shoulders. Life has become much easier. If I'd realised how much better I could feel I would have sought help earlier.