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Treatment

An end to negative emotions?

The goal of CBT is to assist individuals in reducing excessively intense emotional states that are disabling, and replace these with a more appropriate emotion.

CBT: How therapy works

Two psychologists take you on a journey of discovering the world of cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT).

CBT conceptual schema

The CBT model typically uses a schematic, commonly referred to as the A-B-C model of emotional and behavioural disturbance.

Targeting irrational beliefs

Cognitive restructuring is aimed at identifying those thoughts, attitudes and assumptions that create, exacerbate or maintain intense, unhealthy negative emotions.

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History of CBT

The fundamental theoretical positions underlying the cognitive-behavioural model are derived partly from ancient philosophical traditions.

What does CBT target?

One of the primary goals of CBT is thus to assist individuals in reducing emotional distress, thereby experiencing more appropriate, healthy emotional reactions.

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