Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is CBT? The term cognitive denotes the act of knowing or recognizing our own experiences. This means that cognitive therapy is an organized systematical treatment program that teaches people how to change their thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes: all these which play a very important role in harmful emotional states.
The very basic idea of cognitive therapy is that the way we think influences the way we feel. Therefore, changing how we think can help us change how we feel. This can lead to improvements in moods, anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) for example. This also helps improve physical conditions such as migraines and pain syndromes.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy has six phases. Phase one is called assessment or psychological assessment. Phase two is denoted reconceptualization. Phase three is where skills acquisition is learned. Phase four is where the individual focuses on skills consolidation and application training. Phase five is for generalization and maintenance. Finally phase six is for post-treatment assessment follow-up.
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