Reality Therapy

Reality Therapy

Who is Reality Therapy for?Therapy5

Reality Therapy is a therapeutic approach, developed by Dr. William Glasser, used to help people with a number of psychological and emotional difficulties including, Anxiety and Phobias.

How Does Reality Therapy Work?

Reality therapy focuses on the present, and on problem solving to help people to make better decisions in order to meet their goals.  More specifically therapists help people to change negative thoughts and behaviours in order to change the way they feel.

A Recent Testimonial

“I have struggled with anxiety for years and tried many different things. I had CBT sessions in Richmond over the course of about a year and I now feel much, much better. I would definitely recommend them to anyone with a problem”.
Katie - Richmond

What the Research into Reality Therapy Says

Research has illustrated that the use of Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) did not differ significantly in the treatment and improvement of reducing anxiety in a sample of people with social phobia. Further research has demonstrated positive outcomes when using VRT to treat people with specific anxiety problems and phobias such as the fear of flying.

More Reading on this Subject

For more information, see The Counselling Directory – Reality Therapy

Recommended Books:

Reality Therapy: A New Approach to Psychiatry by M.D. Glasser William


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