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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Usually, sessions are scheduled once a week and each session takes about an hour. When the client achieves the desired goals, the frequency of the sessions is reduced.

There are several aspects in which CBT differs from other types of psychotherapy. CBT reduces psychological symptoms much faster by focusing on helping clients develop a new thinking style and behavioral skills to make them feel better. CBT is more clinically researched than other types of psychotherapy. Studies show that CBT is the most effective psychotherapy for anxiety disorders (panic attacks, specific phobias, social phobia), depression, hypochondria, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, etc.

Treatment is individual and depends on the type of problem, the motivation of the client, and the commitment of the person to the treatment to implement the techniques in practice. However, CBT is time-shorter than unlike other types of psychotherapy and the results are visible between 6 and 20 sessions.

CBT is a practical type of therapy that focuses on the actual specificities of the problem. The therapist teaches the client techniques and methods of dealing with the non-functional thoughts and behaviors that the client applies in practice and in the form of homework, whereby changes occur in the emotional sphere and the functionality of the personality. The relationship between the therapist and the client is based on cooperation, and through regular monitoring the progress of the therapy is monitored. CBT includes three basic strategies 1) Identification and modification of problematic thoughts and beliefs 2) Identification and modification of non-functional behaviors 3) Prolonged exposure to unpleasant moments to reduce evasion.

The online program of CBT gives the same effect as Tet-A-Tet psychotherapy. Sessions are scheduled ahead of the link in contact. The benefit is that you can maintain the dynamics of treatment if you travel or if you are staying abroad, as well as shortening the time and expenses associated with coming to the office.

VRT is an exposure therapy that combines the best of cognitive behavioral therapy and live exposure. It functions on a behavioral scientific basis by changing the non-functional conditioning which has led to irrational fear in a new functional conditioning, thereby reducing the avoidance and fear. The strong side is a direct exposure to the stress stimulus in a virtual environment, causing the same effect as in a real situation. The goal is to allow the gradual exposure of stress stimulus (systemic desensitisation) in a shorter time, thus achieving a faster treatment effect.

One session lasts 30 to 45 minutes. A psychotherapist runs exposure through a computer program and is in constant communication with the client to help him cope best with anxiety. Exposure to a virtual real-life environment (eg airplane, height, elevator, auditorium, etc.) is done through a virtual mask that transmits the audiovisual effect. In front of VRT an assessment of the problem is made and psychotherapeutic sessions are conducted on which the client learns techniques for dealing with fear.

All types of phobias, both in children and adults. Frequently, fear of flying, height, thunderstorm, indoor space (elevator), animals, as well as social phobia and anxiety. At the same time, we use the virtual environments of the audience to strengthen communication and public speech among businessmen, PR, politicians, speakers, and anyone who needs the development of presenting skills.

It is used in the treatment of insomnia, depression, anxiety, ADHD, headaches, rehabilitation after stroke to provide better and faster efficacy of the therapy.

The stimulation is done in a pleasant atmosphere through an audio-visual apparatus – Mindworld Spectral Vision SuperExclusive featuring 100 programs specially designed to combine light, rhythm, tone and music to stimulate electromagnetic waves in the brain (alpha, beta, delta, theta) depending on the effect we want to achieve. At least ten treatments are needed within 10 days to feel the effect. The patient is only allowed to schedule and enjoy the benefits of treatment without talking.

The first review includes an assessment of the emotional state, the process of thinking, cognitive functioning and patient behavior by way of conversation, psychological testing, that is, through autoanalysis and heteroanalysis. Subsequently, a report is included that includes a psychic status that determines the further course of treatment. The review lasts 50 minutes. It is desirable to bring medical documentation from the previous examinations and the medicines it takes.