It is an enduringly effective alternative treatment for sufferers of common mental health problems irrespective of ability, culture, race, gender or sexual preference. CBT therapists are usually psychologists, doctors, nurses, social workers and counsellors. CBT helps sufferers achieve desired change by focussing on current difficulties to identify personalised, time-limited therapy goals and strategies which are continually monitored and evaluated. CBT usually improves common neuroses enduringly after 6-12 sessions with a clinician.
This is a new method for delivering CBT via a computer (standalone PC or internet). Research has shown that CCBT improves anxious/depressed patients as much as face to face therapy, but is also more cost and time efficient without any side effects. It provides a solution for many sufferers who often prefer its convenience, confidentiality and reduction of stigma.
Yes. Extensive research has found that CBT/CCBT is effective for the alleviation of many problems such as:
- anxiety & panic disorders
- phobias (e.g. agoraphobia, social phobia, specific phobia)
- obsessive-compulsive disorder
- post traumatic stress disorder
FearFighter is an online method for delivering CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy). The course of therapy is a treatment for patients suffering from panic/anxiety & phobia and can offer help where anxiety is comorbid with depression. It requires only one hour of support for a course of treatment.
FearFighter helps you to work out exactly what brings on your fear, thus you can learn how to face your fear until it subsides. This is called “exposure therapy”, i.e. you face your fears for long enough to get used to them.
It provides treatment with the same efficacy as existing CBT services and is a 9-Step practised-based self-help treatment system. During the 9 steps, FearFighter (FF) allows patients to identify specific problems and to develop realistic treatment goals.
Yes, FearFighter has undergone extensive testing and trial pilots involving 700 patients and has received an endorsement by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) as being proven to be clinically effective as well as cost effective. In the NICE Final Appraisal Determination (FAD), FearFighter has been recommended as an option for delivering CBT in the management of panic and phobia. A copy of the NICE FAD can be found on the following website address: http://www.nice.org.uk/pdf/CCBT_FAD.pdf.
1. What should I do if I forget my password?
For security purposes, you will need to contact your support worker.
2. Does my password expire?
No. Your password lasts until you have completed the FearFighter programme.
1. During what hours can I phone CCBT Limited for technical support?
You can call CCBT Ltd Monday to Friday from 0900-1700.
Telephone from the UK: 0121 233 2873
From outside the UK dial +44 121 233 2873
2. Is there a fee for telephone technical support?
This is provided free of charge