Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a main component of the therapy process using cognitive behavioral therapy?

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A psychotherapist provides praise and a sticker every time her child client goes one entire school week without a behavioral referral.

Which CBT technique is this psychotherapist employing?


Ramona has extreme anxiety about public speaking. She has a 20-minute oral presentation fast approaching for her English Literature class. Ramona and her psychologist pretend like it is the day of the oral presentation and work through any thoughts and emotions that Ramona might feel on that day. Ramona and her psychologist think of positive behaviors and ways of thinking to counteract her anxiety and help her remain calm when she has to speak in front of her class.

Which CBT technique is the above scenario employing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is designed to treat negative thinking patterns in patients seeking therapy. If you go through the quiz and worksheet, you can effectively test your knowledge of CBT and methods for using it. To pass the quiz, you need to know different techniques regarding CBT.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help test your knowledge of CBT techniques regarding:

  • A therapist asking his patient to keep a log of his thoughts and behaviors
  • Providing a bad taste to a person to stop their behavior
  • Giving rewards to patients when they do something great
  • Counteracting anxiety using positive behaviors

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on CBT
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of CBT and ways it betters a person's behavior
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a CBT technique that involves giving rewards to people for doing something good

Additional Learning

Learn more about these techniques using the lesson, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques & Examples. Use this lesson to:

  • Define CBT
  • Identify the different techniques used in CBT
  • Understand why cognitive behavioral therapy is used