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Find a therapist practicing CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy

In CBT, the initially focus is on alleviating symptoms and the registration of negative thoughts, feelings, physical symptoms and actions related to these. The next step is evaluating thoughts and deciding on strategies and tools in order to make the desired changes. The therapy can also focus on the life experiences, assumptions, life rules, norms and values that affect the patient’s interpretations, self-image and worldview.

Let’s say an adverse event or the anticipation of a negative experience has triggered negative thoughts about self and others (“it’s all my fault when something goes wrong”, “others will think poorly of me”): This might then be linked to feelings of sadness, anxiety, shame or anger; symptoms like stomach aches, tensions, breathing difficulties or dizziness; and behaviors like withdrawal from social situations, activities and relationships.

The cognitive-behavioural therapist will work with the client to bring about desired changes in these types thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and behaviors. The therapist takes on an active role and shares and discusses ideas and interpretations with the patient. Psychoeducation is an important element of CBT, where the therapist informs the patient of, for instance, relevant research on the client’s condition or methods and techniques to change a pattern.

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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Eric Mahleb

Coach
Acute Stress Disorder • Anxiety • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Somatic coaching • Stress
Acute Stress Disorder • Anxiety • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Somatic coaching • Stress
95/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Patrícia Medronha Soares

Clinical Psychologist
CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Co-Dependency • Couples therapy • Divorce • Relationships • Self-confidence • Therapy for Expats
CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Co-Dependency • Couples therapy • Divorce • Relationships • Self-confidence • Therapy for Expats
90/session
Online and Text
Budapest
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RESPONSE TIME UNKNOWN

Maxim Morozkin

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Counsellor
Addictions • ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • LGBTQI • Sex therapy
Addictions • ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • LGBTQI • Sex therapy
40/session
Online only
Ottawa
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Fabian Solms

M.Sc. Clinical Psychology
Agoraphobia • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Depression • Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) • Online therapy • Solution-focused therapy
Agoraphobia • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Depression • Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) • Online therapy • Solution-focused therapy
60/session
Online only
Marburg
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Alon Dinur

Psychologist, Couple & Relationship therapist, CBT & ACT therapist, Parental guidance
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Adolescent • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Couples therapy • Parenthood • Relationships
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Adolescent • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Couples therapy • Parenthood • Relationships
100/session
In-person and Online
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Gizem Naz

MSc Clinical Psychology
Agoraphobia • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) • Panic attacks • Therapy for Expats
Agoraphobia • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) • Panic attacks • Therapy for Expats
60/session
Online and Text
Izmir
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Amanda Hoffmann

Heilpraktikerin für Psychotherapie
Acute Stress Disorder • Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • Attachment • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression
Acute Stress Disorder • Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • Attachment • Burnout • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression
120/session
In-person and Online
Hamburg
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Kristin Babbel

MSc Clinical Psychology
Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety
Adjustment disorders • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Depression • Relationships • Social anxiety
50/session
Online only
Bergneustadt
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Ines Krakowiak-Król

Clinical Psychologist
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Mindfulness • Personal development • Solution-focused therapy • Stress
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Mindfulness • Personal development • Solution-focused therapy • Stress
60/session
Online only
Warsaw
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Jen Black

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Hypnotherapy • Stress • Therapy for Expats • Trauma
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Hypnotherapy • Stress • Therapy for Expats • Trauma
100/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Shannon Leigh Cross

Licensed Counsellor and Psychotherapist
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy • Depression • Mindfulness • Trauma
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy • Depression • Mindfulness • Trauma
60/session
Online only
Huércal-Overa
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Naomi FUHRMANN

Clinical Psychologist (M.Sc.)
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Coaching • Depression • Mindfulness • Relationships
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Coaching • Depression • Mindfulness • Relationships
60/session
Online only
Cologne
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

Andrea Kuhn-Johnstone

Clinical Psychologist & Psychotherapist
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy • Holistic approach • Integrative therapy • Schema therapy
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • DBT: Dialectical Behavior Therapy • Holistic approach • Integrative therapy • Schema therapy
75/session
Online only
Amsterdam
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Olesya Naminach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Psychotherapist
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • PTSD • Trauma
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • PTSD • Trauma
65/session
Online and Text
Esch-sur-Alzette
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Christy Dooney

Psychologist
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Online therapy • Stress • Transitions
ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Online therapy • Stress • Transitions
80/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 24 HOURS

Margherita Chiusano

Clinical Psychologist (M.Sc) and Clinical Counselor
Anxiety • Attachment • Body dysmorphic disorder • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Grief & Loss • LGBTQI
Anxiety • Attachment • Body dysmorphic disorder • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Grief & Loss • LGBTQI
40/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Kirsty

Counsellor
Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Therapy for Expats
Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Counselling • Relationships • Social anxiety • Stress • Therapy for Expats
65/session
Online only
Prague
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RESPONSE TIME UNKNOWN

Cristiana Vica

Licensed Psychologist
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Personal development • Personality disorders • Schema therapy • Trauma
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Personal development • Personality disorders • Schema therapy • Trauma
50/session
Online and Text
The Hague
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Esra Oncel

Clinical Psychologist (CBT)
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Online therapy • Relationships • Therapy for Expats
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Online therapy • Relationships • Therapy for Expats
60/session
Online only
Athens
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RESPONSE TIME UNKNOWN

Megan Cornelissen

Psychologist
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Harm reduction • Self-harm
Addictions • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Grief & Loss • Harm reduction • Self-harm
85/session
In-person and Online
Leiden
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Alexander Tancredi

Clinical psychologist - Psychotherapist
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Co-Dependency • Couples therapy • Depression • Relationships • Stress
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Co-Dependency • Couples therapy • Depression • Relationships • Stress
85/session
Online only
Stockholm
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 4 HOURS

Alejandra Medina

Doctorate studies
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Crisis intervention • Depression • Grief & Loss • Psychoanalysis • Trauma
Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Crisis intervention • Depression • Grief & Loss • Psychoanalysis • Trauma
45/session
Online only
Berlin
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 8 HOURS

Anna Hnuskina

CBT. ACT. PhD. Psychologist. Counselor. Mental Health Professional.
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • Bulimia • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Eating disorders • Trauma
ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy • Anxiety • Bulimia • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Eating disorders • Trauma
70/session
Online only
Dresden
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 2 HOURS

Sibel Karamaras

M.Sc. Psychologist, Psychological Counselor
Anger • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Relationships • Self-confidence • Stress • Therapy for Expats
Anger • Anxiety • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Relationships • Self-confidence • Stress • Therapy for Expats
60/session
Online only
Amsterdam
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USUALLY RESPONDS WITHIN 12 HOURS

Irene Papadakis

Counseling Psychologist and Therapist
Anxiety • Attachment • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Integrative therapy • Relationships • Transitions
Anxiety • Attachment • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Depression • Integrative therapy • Relationships • Transitions
70/session
Online and Text
Athens
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USUALLY RESPONDS AFTER 24 HOURS

RANA İREM GÜLER

Clinical psychologist & CBT Psychotherapist & Family Counsellor
Anxiety • Attachment • Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Couples therapy • Psychotherapy • Therapists for Ukraine
Anxiety • Attachment • Career • CBT: Cognitive behavioral therapy • Clinical psychology • Couples therapy • Psychotherapy • Therapists for Ukraine
70/session
Online only
Marmaris

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In 2019, two therapists set out to tackle a complicated problem.

The psychiatrist Carl Jung once wrote that, “Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble”. One does not have to be a therapist, though, to realize that life is complicated. But finding the right therapist, who you can build a strong relationship with, shouldn’t have to be. This is the founding principle of It’s Complicated.Since our start, we've helped over 23,000 clients and counting, offering thousands of free crisis support hours, and built thriving therapy communities in Berlin, Amsterdam, London, Munich, and Athens.

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