Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, or CBT for short, is a super helpful way to help people get better when they are having a tough time because of drugs or alcohol. At New Origins in Redlands, CA, we use this special method to help people feel better.

Addiction to drugs or alcohol can affect anyone, no matter where they come from. If you or someone you know is going through a tough time because of this, don’t worry. We can help you start feeling better.

Understanding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dealing with addiction to substances like drugs or alcohol is not easy, and there’s no quick fix for it. Getting better is a complex process, and it’s different for everyone. That’s where CBT comes in.

CBT is a kind of therapy that helps people improve their mental health by changing the way they think and behave. It teaches you new ways to handle the challenges you face when trying to overcome addiction. So, it’s like giving you the tools to deal with those tough situations and make better choices.

What Exactly is CBT?


It is a short-term therapy, facilitating patients to gradually merge back into society, equipped with healthier mental tools.

Multifaceted Effectiveness:

Beyond just addiction, CBT addresses underlying emotional challenges, enabling patients to manage stress, handle grief, navigate complex relationships, and confront various life hurdles.

Personalized Care:

New Origins prioritizes a tailored approach, understanding that each patient has unique needs.

Considering CBT at New Origins

Who Should Consider CBT at New Origins?

Originally developed for depression, CBT’s efficacy isn’t restricted to just one ailment. It proves advantageous for conditions like anxiety disorders, phobias, PTSD, OCD, mood fluctuations, and notably, substance misuse.

The CBT Experience at New Origins

Whether you’re in a group with others or talking one-on-one with a therapist at New Origins, CBT starts by getting to know you really well. They want to understand how you’re feeling and how your body and mind are doing.

Based on what they learn about you, they create a plan that’s just for you. This plan might include other treatments or even some medication to help with certain symptoms.

In your sessions, you’ll have conversations about how you’re feeling and what’s going on in your head. The therapists are pretty flexible, so they might use different techniques like talking about your relationships or how you interact with others along with CBT.

The main goal is to help you figure out why you do certain things and think certain thoughts that might not be helping you. Then, they’ll help you change those patterns and start looking at things in a more positive way.

Q&A on CBT at New Origins

While everyone’s journey is unique, New Origins recommends a minimum engagement of 90 days to ensure the foundation for recovery is robust. 

How long do Cognitive Behavioral Therapy sessions typically last?

A standard session lasts between 45 minutes to an hour, but this can vary based on individual needs.

How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions varies per individual. Some might benefit from a few sessions, while others may need extended therapy spanning several months.


Can I combine Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with other treatments at New Origins?

Absolutely. CBT often complements other treatment modalities to provide a comprehensive recovery plan.

Is the therapy confidential?

Yes, everything discussed remains confidential, adhering to professional ethical guidelines.

Embrace Recovery with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at New Origins

Getting better from addiction is like a journey, not a quick fix. At New Origins, we understand that it takes a lot of strength to ask for help and be willing to change, especially when you have everyday stuff to deal with. Our program is designed to match your speed, so you can take each step with confidence toward a better, addiction-free life.

We get that people who struggle with substance use face tough battles every day. Without some help, it’s easy to stay stuck in the cycle of addiction. That’s where CBT comes in. It’s like a powerful tool that helps you break free from harmful thoughts that keep addiction going.

In Redlands, CA, New Origins is like a shining light offering outpatient rehab for people dealing with substance use. It’s a journey that can transform your life, and we’re here to help you start that journey.