Running head: COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY 1 Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approaches and Subgroups: Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Therapy Kaitlyn O’Connor University of Holy Cross
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY 2 Cognitive Behavior Therapy Approaches and Subgroups: Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Therapy Demonstrate an understanding of the basic relationship between cognition, emotion, and behavior. Cognitive behavior therapists have had the assumption that all emotion, cognition, and behavior are reciprocal. Albert Ellis believed that feelings influenced thinking which in turn influenced actions, and so on. Therapists have challenged clients’ thoughts (belief systems) and behaviors (self- talk) in order for clients to realize that they have the power to alter conditions to influences emotions. For practitioners of cognitive behavior therapy, self- observation has been a large part of the therapeutic process. Counselors have advised clients to be aware of actions,
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- Spring '14