Our expert says:
Hi Blompot --- CBT is the abbreviation for the ONLY method of counselling for which there is growing good evidence of success and benefits that last, compared with old-fashioned analytic variants for which there has never ever been any good evidence of benefits. It stands for Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy, a development from the earlier forms of behaviour Therapy, but dealing also with the cognitive / thinking aspects of our problems. You'd find it interesting to explore some of the more recent books on this topic, for therapists and also self-help books, as the methods are practical, simple and effective. I don't find it possible to recommend any other form of counselling / psychotherapy, as no other form has the evidence of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, that CBT has
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