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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies - Chapter Summary
Within this chapter on cognitive-behavioral therapies, you'll find engaging lessons covering the impact of how we react to the world around us. You can also get a clearer understanding of methods that are often used in cognitive behavioral therapy. After going through the lessons, you should be able to confidently do the following:
- Discuss the affect of information we process on emotional health
- Explain the purpose of cognitive behavioral therapy
- Define terms related to theoretical orientation in psychotherapy
- List the six phases of cognitive behavioral therapy
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1. 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?
2. What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? - Definition & Explanation
Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term approach to treatment in which a client and therapist work together to identify and restructure the client's negative thoughts. The key tenet is that our thoughts influence our behaviors and feelings.
3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn the definition of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other key terms associated with this theoretical orientation in psychotherapy. You will learn the components of CBT and common techniques of CBT, as well as examples to further your understanding of this subject.
4. 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.
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