Adnan Durrani, M.D.
Psychiatrist located in Lorton, Suite 123, VA
If you feel like you’re about to be crushed under the weight of stress or a mental health disorder, you can benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) available at Adnan Durrani, MD LLC. Dr. Durrani offers a safe place to address trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship problems that weigh you down. He helps you uncover what’s influencing your life and gives you the tools needed to better cope with your emotions. All services are available through Dr. Durrani’s online telemedicine platform as well as in his office. Call the office in Lorton, Virginia, today to schedule a CBT consultation or book your appointment online.
CBT Q & A
What is CBT?
CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is used to treat many mental and emotional health disorders.
The goal of CBT is to help you recognize unhealthy thoughts and behavioral patterns to better understand yourself. Dr. Durrani provides you with the resources you need to better cope with your thoughts and emotions. Finding a way to cope improves your quality of life.
CBT can help prevent a relapse of mental and emotional health disorders.
What conditions can CBT treat?
CBT is used to treat many mental disorders and emotional problems. Dr. Durrani uses CBT to treat:
- Bipolar disorder
- Eating disorders
- Alcohol and drug addiction
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
You can also benefit from CBT if you’re experiencing problems in your marriage or other relationships, trying to deal with grief after the death of a loved one, or overcoming past trauma.
How many CBT sessions you’ll need will depend on many things. Dr. Durrani will discuss what to expect from your appointments during your initial consultations and how often you should meet with him to get the most out of your treatment.
What happens during CBT?
Dr. Durrani meets with you on an online telemedicine platform. This means that you receive therapy from the comfort of your own home or any place else using your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
At your initial appointment, expect to discuss aspects of your life and the symptoms you’re experiencing. This information gives Dr. Durrani important insight into your individual needs. It also helps him diagnose the underlying mental or behavioral health disorder you suffer from.
Throughout your online CBT sessions, Dr. Durrani guides you through the process of recognizing and changing your negative thoughts and behaviors. He discusses ways to reduce the stress that affects your moods and mental health.
To get the most out of your CBT sessions, you should be open about your past and current struggles. Dr. Durrani offers a safe, judgment-free space for you to be honest with yourself.
Learn more about the benefits of CBT by calling the office of Adnan Durrani, MD LLC today or by booking an appointment online.