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Cognitive behavioural Therapy

It’s called “cognitive behavioral” therapy because the treatment approach  is composed of two main areas — changing your cognitions, or thoughts, and changing your behaviors.

CBT is a short-term form of psychotherapy directed at present-time issues. The focus is on problem solving, and the goal is to change clients' thought patterns in order to change their responses to difficult situations. A CBT approach can be applied to a wide range of mental health issues and conditions and can be applied in individual or in group therapy.

Herkov, M. (2019). About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Psych Central. Retrieved on June 6, 2020, from https://psychcentral.com/lib/about-cognitive-psychotherapy/

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