CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy . It is an effective therapy (T) for managing weight and over eating as it is an approach that that makes us have a look at how we behave (B) and the way we think about ourselves and others. It helps us identify alternative cognitions (C) and actions that could be more useful to us.
Dr Terence Chong, psychiatrist and Research fellow at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, explains what CBT is.
Identifying behavioral and cognitive barriers to weight loss
Do you have any barriers that are stopping you from effectively losing weight. This quiz below helps evaluate what your current behavioural and psychological barriers to losing weight currently are and which areas they are in.