How does CBT work?

How does it work?

CBT involves education about the nature of anxiety and undoing negative moods, along with teaching specific skills for managing the physical sensations, (e.g. stomach aches), negative thoughts, problematic behaviours that accompany anxiety. [More..]


Dr. Naomi Tal is a registered school psychologist in Toronto, specializing in CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) for children and adolescents. She has working for many years for the Toronto District School Board and in private practice. She specializes in providing psycho-educational testing and designing instructional interventions for school-age children and adolescents, who present with learning disorders, emotional or behavioural disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and developmental delays. As a private practitioner, Dr. Tal offers Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for children and adolescents who present with mild to moderate mood disorders. She believes in working closely with parents as an integral part of the therapeutic alliance.

Dr. Tal graduated with a Ph.D. from the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OIES/UT) in 1990, in the area of Applied Psychology. She is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.