Instructional (basic) counseling is centered on providing your client with key insights about tinnitus and how to manage it. Through this, your client can grasp:
Adjustment-based counseling focuses on the process of helping the person address the emotional and psychological effects of the tinnitus.
Within our Widex Zen Therapy program, we incorporate what we term Cognitive Behavioral Intervention (CBI)*. Derived from the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBI adopts a sophisticated approach designed explicitly for tinnitus counseling within the hearing care professional's domain. The goal is to help clients recognize and challenge unhelpful thoughts and behaviors related to their tinnitus and replace them with more positive and constructive ones.
* Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a time-intensive psychological approach and requires expertise that hearing care professionals are typically not trained in.