About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering behavioral, cognitive and reality group therapy material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about behavioral, cognitive and reality group therapy. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding behavioral, cognitive, and reality group therapy.
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about therapy (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about behavioral, cognitive, and reality group therapy
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra group therapy strategy resources.
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Behavioral, Cognitive and Reality Group Therapy chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Behavioral, Cognitive and Reality Group Therapy chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject matter experts any behavioral, cognitive or reality group therapy question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a behavioral, cognitive and reality group therapy unit of a standard group counseling strategies course. Topics covered include:
- Behavioral theory in counseling
- The behavioral model of abnormal functioning
- Classical conditioning and desensitization
- Cognitive approaches to treatment
- Cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
- Reality therapy
- Counseling different genders
- Counseling gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals
- Counseling the elderly
1. Behavioral Theory in Counseling: Techniques & Goals
How do behavioral theorists use scientific methodology in counseling? How effective is this approach and what are its limitations? Learn the answers to these questions in this lesson.
2. Behavioral Approaches in Therapy
What is the relationship between the stimulus-response model, applied behavior analysis, social-cognitive theory, and changing behavior? Is there really more than one way to look at behavioral therapy?
3. The Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning
What causes mental illness? Why do some people have psychological problems, while others don't? In this lesson, we'll look at one theory of abnormal psychology, the behavioral model.
4. Common Behavioral Treatments: Classical Conditioning and Desensitization
When someone is suffering from a psychological disorder, they have many options as far as treatment goes. In this lesson, we'll look at aspects of behavioral therapy, including conditioning, counterconditioning, and desensitization.
5. Assessing the Behavioral/Learning Model in Psychotherapy
Behavioral therapy is a popular way to treat certain psychological disorders. But how well does it work? And is it the best choice? In this lesson, we'll explore the strengths and weaknesses of the behavioral model of abnormality.
6. The Cognitive Model in Psychology and Abnormal Functioning
Everyone has thoughts and beliefs. But how do those thoughts affect your mental health? In this lesson, we'll seek an answer to that question in the cognitive model of abnormal psychology and look closer at the A-B-C theory of processing.
7. Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
Thought processes, emotions, and behaviors - oh my! Does the way we process information affect our emotional health and reactions to the world around us?
8. Common Cognitive Treatments and Therapy
How do you treat someone who thinks or acts in a negative way? In this lesson, we'll look at what cognitive behavioral therapy is and the six phases in CBT.
9. Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): Definition & Techniques
What do you get when you take Albert Ellis and have him merge cognitive techniques with behaviorism? Why REBT, of course! Learn more about the application of rational emotive behavior therapy in this lesson.
10. Reality Therapy: Techniques, Goals & Limitations
In this lesson, we will explore William Glasser's reality therapy. We will cover topics such as how does this therapy works, its therapeutic goals, and techniques that are used by the counselor.
11. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Anxiety
Anxiety is often caused by irrational cognitions or thoughts, so it makes sense that cognitive-behavioral therapy, or replacing negative thoughts with more positive ones, would help anxiety. Learn about specific techniques of cognitive-behavioral therapy that can help cure anxiety in this lesson.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the Group Counseling Strategies: Help & Review course