ADULTS

  • Anger

  • Anxiety

  • Agoraphobia and Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

  • Dental Phobia

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • Geriatric Anxiety

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

  • Panic Disorder

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Social Anxiety / Social Phobia

  • Withdrawal from Anti-Anxiety Medications

  • Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Atypical sexual practices/sex offenders

  • Bipolar Disorder (in combination with medication)

  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder

  • Borderline Personality Disorder

  • Caregiver distress

  • Depression

  • Geriatric Depression

  • Relapse Prevention

  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia

  • Binge-eating Disorder

  • Bulimia

  • Gambling (in combination with medication)

  • Habit disorders

  • Marital discord

  • Schizophrenia (in combination with medication)

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

  • Somatization Disorder

  • Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol abuse

  • Cocaine abuse (CBT relapse prevention is effective)

  • Opiate dependence

  • Smoking cessation (Group CBT is effective, as well as CBT that has multiple treatment components in combination with relapse prevention)

  • Suicide attempts

Medically related disorders

  • Asthma with Coexisting Panic Disorder (in combination with asthma education)

  • Cancer pain

  • Chronic back pain

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Chronic pain (CBT, in combination with physical therapy, is effective for chronic pain in many medical conditions)

  • Colitis

  • Erectile dysfunction (CBT is effective for reducing sexual anxiety and improving communication)

  • Fatigue and functional impairments among cancer survivors

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Geriatric sleep disorders

  • Hypertension (CBT is effective as an adjunctive treatment)

  • Hypochondriasis, or the unsubstantiated belief that one has a serious medical condition

  • Infertility (anovulation)

  • Insomnia

  • Irritable-bowel syndrome

  • Migraine headaches

  • Non-cardiac chest pain

  • Obesity (CBT is effective in combination with hypnosis)

  • Pain with no known cause (Idiopathic pain)

  • Physical complaints not explained by a medical condition (Somatoform disorders)

  • Pre-menstrual syndrome

  • Rheumatic disease pain (CBT that has multiple treatment components is effective)

  • Sickle cell disease pain (CBT that has multiple treatment components is effective)

  • Sleep disorders

  • Somatization Disorder

  • Temporomandibular Disorder pain

  • Tinnitus

  • Vulvodynia

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Avoidant disorder

  • Chronic pain

  • Conduct disorder (oppositional defiant disorder)

  • Depression (among adolescents and depressive symptoms among children)

  • Distress due to medical procedures (mainly for cancer)

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder

  • Overanxious disorder

  • Phobias

  • Physical complaints not explained by a medical condition (Somatoform disorders)

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder

  • Recurrent abdominal pain

  • Separation anxiety

COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY IS ALSO USED FOR

  • Aging

  • Family therapy

  • Grief and loss

  • Group therapy

  • Low self-esteem

  • Psychiatric Inpatients

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Separation and Divorce

  • Stress

  • Work problems & procrastination