Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Is Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy right for me?

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Published on: November 5, 2020

Chances are you have probably heard of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (or CBT for short) but you may not know what it is or what is involved. How do you know if CBT is the right approach for you? How do you know if you can benefit from this type of therapy? What is CBT? CBT is a therapeutic approach based on the belief that the way you think about things impacts your emotions and therefore your actions. For example, you think that no one likes you so you get nervous and feel bad when attending social events, leading you to avoid… Continue Reading This Article

3 Signs You Might Be Struggling With Anxiety

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Published on: October 20, 2020

Some anxiety is normal and even helpful (like when you are studying for a test), but when your anxious feelings begin to impact your everyday life and relationships, it might be time to consider help from a mental health professional.  At Move Forward, we regularly work with clients struggling with anxiety. Our licensed counselors offer online therapy services (telehealth) to residents in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Williamsport, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Gettysburg, and throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Anxiety can show up in many ways—from phobias and social anxiety to full-blown panic attacks. It can be difficult to know whether what you are experiencing… Continue Reading This Article

This Mindset Shift Could Help You Feel More Peace

Published on: October 7, 2020

We all have different internal struggles that cause us stress and anxiety, making it difficult to find peace. Maybe it is worrying about self-image—our weight, the clothes we wear, our hair color, etc. Maybe it is concern over what others are thinking—did I say the wrong thing? Did I make that person mad? Or, maybe it is a burning desire for something “bigger” in life—career success, family, home, etc.  Don’t get me wrong, wanting things in life is a good source of motivation to make positive changes. But, when we are constantly wishing for something different, it is hard to… Continue Reading This Article

Move Forward Counseling Announces New Location and Counselor

Close up of black metal sign hanging above door of brick building that reads "1987, state & main". Move Forward Counseling offers lancaster therapy services such as, depression therapy, mindfulness for anxiety, ptsd counseling in lancaster, pa, and more! Contact us today for support!

Published on: November 24, 2017

Big changes are happening over here! Move Forward Counseling, LLC is excited to announce some new additions to our practice. New Office To help with demand and further accommodate clients, we have decided to open a second location at the State & Main building in East Petersburg. The office will still have the same warmth and boutique-feel of our Salunga office. The new office is located at: 1987 State Street, East Petersburg, PA 17520. Many people know this as the old “Hadyn Zugs” building, which was renovated in 2016 and turned into office space. The building has been updated, but… Continue Reading This Article

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Can it help you?

Published on: March 16, 2015

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a favorite treatment at our practice. CBT is great for individuals with depression and anxiety. Research shows that it helps two thirds of the people who use it. The premise is simple: our thoughts influence our feelings which influence our actions. If we have negative, unrealistic thoughts we tend to feel depressed and/or anxious and then behave in a way that reinforces our negative thoughts. Here is an example: Matt applies for a job and doesn’t get it. His negative thought is: No one is ever going to hire me. He feels depressed and his… Continue Reading This Article