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“Changes can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving and processing”.

Clinical counseling at MindMatters is focused mainly on the treatment of mood disorders (depression, bipolar disorders, mood swings), anxiety disorders (such as panic attacks, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, OCD), post traumatic stress, substances abuse and addictions, pathological gambling and anger management through the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).

It is a form of psychotherapy that treats problems and boosts happiness by modifying dysfunctional emotions, behaviors, and thoughts. CBT focuses on solutions, encouraging clients to challenge distorted cognitions and change dysfunctional patterns of behavior. Unlike older forms of therapy, CBT is one of the few therapy methods which has proven to be effective by scientific studies even in short-term interventions.

Other forms of treatment at MindMatters of may include EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a tecnique which has proven to be effective in treating traumatic events and PTSD, and Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an evidence-based psychotherapy designed to help people suffering from personality disorders.

Dr. Simone Negrini also offers individual and couple therapy sessions to help with social and romantic relationship problems (thai-foreigners relationships issues, marriage and divorce, love addiction, difficulties related to a breakup, improving interpersonal skills to build up healthy, positive, and life-giving new relationships)