Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Mai Thao, Chrissy Evensen, Jenna Schmidt, Tasha Goemer, Anne Roach. 2. Therapy Goal Role of counselor/client Techniques Training Risks/benefit. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 1. History Basic premises Key names 3. Risks & benefits 4. Criticisms.
Mai Thao, Chrissy Evensen, Jenna Schmidt, Tasha Goemer, Anne Roach
Psychological distress stems from faulty or damaging mental processing of experience
Deal with cognitions, interpretations, beliefs and responses, with the aim of influencing problematic emotions and behaviors.
Reorganization of one’s self-statements will result in a corresponding reorganization of one’s behavior.
1. Essential for a person to be loved or approved
A person must be perfectly complete
Some people are bad, and should be punished.
It is terrible when things are not as a person wants them to be.
Unhappiness caused by outside circumstances; person has no control over it.
Dangerous, fearsome things cause for great concern; possibilities must be dwelt on.
7. It is easier to avoid certain difficulties than to face them.
-affective (feeling, mood states)
-somatic (physiological and body relatesensations)
-behavioral (verbal, nonverbal, motoric responses
-cognitive (schemas, thoughts, beliefs, images)
-contextual (time, place, multicultural factors)
-relational (presence or absence of other people)
B-Behavior or Belief
-Things that a person does as well as things that a person thinks about.
-Two main types:
Counselor must usually rely on the clients self report.
-Events that follow a behavior and exert some influence on the behavior.
-Consequences can be positive or negative.
-Positive consequences are referred to as re-enforcers.
- Positive Reinforcement
- Negative Reinforcement
-Negative consequences are referred to as punishers. These behaviors will decrease the behavior.
Diploma in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Certified Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist