Pause Button Therapy FAQ: Your Questions Answered - Pause Button Therapy FAQ
PBT can be used in any situation where you would benefit from additional thinking time. The PBT bands and cards provide us with a reminder to think and act differently in certain situations. It is easy to use and helps give people thinking time in situations that are stressful, or with behaviours they want to change.
You may notice an effect straight away, but like most new skills, PBT works best when it is practised. By using it frequently, new habits are formed to replace old behaviour patterns.
- Wanting to make a change.
- Taking time to pause and think decisions and choices through.
- Choosing to do things differently.
- Taking action - getting the ideas out of your head and into your life!
- Realising that YOU have the answers.
Definitely! PBT has been successfully used in trials in primary schools to improve pupils' behaviour problems, and over 500 adults have used Pause Button Therapy in the last four years to help with issues including:
weight loss, anger management, addiction, anxiety and panic attacks, diabetes management, behaviour, parenting skills, debt management and better relationship communication.
Pause Button Therapy closely follows the fundamental principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, therefore people who are already working in a therapeutic environment, such as hypnotherapy, or CBT, will be ideal candidates to train as a Pause Button Therapist. We have also successfully trained members of caring / educational professions, such as teachers, nurses and social workers.
CBT - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is Passive, but PBT is Tactile. Is was developed out of clinical need which is one of the benefits. It provides patients/clients with vital thinking time, allowing them to consider the consequences of their actions.
One of the key elements of PBT from the clients perspective is that the treatment results are fast, usually just five sessions are required.
PBT has proven on multiple occasions to be highly beneficial in relationship counselling situations. Helping the individual to stop, take a few seconds to think of just what to say or do.
No PBT TactileCBT is not in any way similar to to Neuro Linguistic Programming. However their are a number of NLP providers that will be able to provide PBT counselling for you.