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- COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY uses psychotherapy and problem solving to work with people on changing issues in their lives.
- CBT is used to help you to learn about your conditions and your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviours.
- Cognitive behavioural therapy helps you learn how to take control of your life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills. Research has suggested that even a single therapy session can have profound impact on person’s mental health.
- CBT is active, time-limited, empirical and problem-oriented therapy, which requires collaboration between therapist and client.
- CBT encourages openness and honesty and encourages the client to take active role and participation in their treatment process.
- CBT Therapists are actively engages with the client and may talk more but responsibility of the client to take their lives in their hands progresses with each session.
- CBT is considered as brief therapy intervention. “Brief” therapy means somewhere between six and twenty five sessions (between two and six months) focused on a single problems. Severe problems with co-existing personality disorders may require longer period of treatment.
- CBT is the most researched and scientifically proven psychotherapy method, which is empirical in its approach. Thoughts and believes are considered as hypothesis to be investigated and the new ideas can be formulated in the light of evidence and tested out.
- Client’s problem focus is an object of empirical investigation by the collaborative team of client and therapist. The main focus on CBT therapy is resolving/reducing the harmful impact of problems on the individual’s life.