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Ch 5: Behavioral, Cognitive & Reality Group Therapy

About This Chapter

The Behavioral, Cognitive & Reality Group Therapy chapter of this Group Counseling Strategies Help & Review course is the simplest way to master behavioral, cognitive and reality group therapy. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of behavioral, cognitive and reality group therapy.

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

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Behavioral, Cognitive & Reality Group Therapy
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Behavioral Theory in Counseling: Techniques & Goals

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.

Behavioral Approaches in Therapy

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?

The Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning

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.

Common Behavioral Treatments: Classical Conditioning and Desensitization

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.

Assessing the Behavioral/Learning Model in Psychotherapy

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.

The Cognitive Model in Psychology and Abnormal Functioning

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.

Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies

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?

Common Cognitive Treatments and Therapy

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.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): Definition & Techniques

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.

Reality Therapy: Techniques, Goals & Limitations

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.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Anxiety

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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