Barnabas Center
Barnabas Center

COVID-19 Update – Appointments Available

The Barnabas Center for Counseling has served Savannah and the Coastal Empire for over 25 years. There is a great need for families to get help to deal with depression, anxiety, and stress as we all cope with the effects of the Corona Virus (COVID-19). We offer individual, marriage, and family therapy for all ages, all of our therapist are state-licensed. We are currently seeing clients face to face in our office. Please know we will continue to offer telemental health sessions for those who desire it. We will be following Covid-19 protocols as we make this transition. For more information or to set up an appointment give us a call at 912-352-7638. We look forward to seeing you!

Taking Every Thought Captive: The Process of Recovery from Hardwired Tormenting Thoughts

Bill Immel, LCSW

We have all heard about cognitive-behavioral therapy and possibly rational-emotive behavior therapy. The basic tenets of these most evidence-based treatment modalities have to do with recognizing that the observation (what you see and/or hear) triggers a thought(s), and the thought(s) trigger feelings, then the feelings can trigger behaviors. For example you are walking in the mall and see a cute young couple at a jewelry store looking at wedding bands. One of many thoughts may be “That’s never gonna be me.” Quickly and automatically this thought triggers sad and hopeless feelings which in turn trigger you to enter Barnes & Noble to look at a magazine and have a latte and a brownie to “feel better.”

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