Our expert says:
Good news is that basic programming aspects of these sites is being altered, I hear, and soon it should become far easier and more fruitful to search for previous definitions and answers to questions like these.
Interestingly, one of the great psych pioneers of behaviour Therapy ( an earlier ancestor of CBT, was Joe Wolpe from Joburgm a brilliant and pleasant man who later became a colleague and friend of mine when we were on faculty together in Philadelphia in the USA.
ExM's description is pretty accurate. Basically, its a method that attends to both those behaviours and cognitions ( habits of thought ) which create your problems or significant parts of them. One aspect I particularly like is that rather than making you dependent on the therapist, it teaches you how to use relevant methods yourself, to adapt when any future similar problems arise.
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