Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

(Rational Emotive Therapy; Rational Behavior Therapy; Rational Living Therapy; Dialectic Behavior Therapy; Schema Focused Therapy)

Definition

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of talk therapy. This means that you discuss your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors with a mental health professional. CBT focuses on how the way you think affects the way you feel and act.CBT is a problem-solving approach. While you cannot control other people or situations, you can control the way you perceive and react to a particular situation. CBT teaches you the skills to change your thinking. It can also help you manage your reactions to stressful people and situations.

Reasons for Procedure

CBT is used to treat many health concerns. Some of these include:
Managing Mental Health Concerns
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Many mental health concerns are caused by a combination of physiological and emotional triggers. CBT can help people cope by decreasing the effects of emotional triggers.
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