Tracy Avis  Associates CBT

Independent Psychotherapy and CBT Practice


Phone: 07792524591

Ptolemy House, Reading Road, Wallingford OX10 9DN

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is a talking therapy that has been proven to help treat a wide range of emotional difficulties.  CBT works with the idea that our thoughts, emotions, behaviours and physiology are all connected, so that making changes in one area affects the whole system.  In CBT, we work together to identify and then help you to make changes to any unhelpful thinking and behavioural patterns that may be keeping your difficulties going. 

There is a great deal of research evidence to support the use of CBT to treat many common mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD and sleep difficulties for example.  The British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherpists (BABCP) is the body responsible for accrediting CBT practitioners, and their website ( includes lots of useful information for members of the public, including an online register of accredited CBT therapists (