tends to be a lot more directive with sessions focusing on very practical issues. A CBT therapist may give you specific exercises and 'homework' to do in between sessions, and you won't generally have as much of an opportunity to explore your feelings and any underlying issues that may have triggered your crisis.
occurs when a person persistently feels fearful, even in situations that are non-threatening, and is thought to be caused by the fight or flight response (see 'Stress'). Anxiety disorders can be debilitating and depressing and are best treated psychotherapeutically.
is a clinical psychologist, counsellor and psychotherapist, working with individuals, couples and families. She also offers supervision. (HCPC, UKRCP, BACP accred.)