CBTMarch_06 - COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY Helen...

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COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY Helen Tafoya-Barraza, MA. LPCC University of New Mexico Hospitals – Behavioral Health
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Course Objectives 1. Review basic concepts of Cognitive Therapy. 2. Discuss clinical application of Cognitive Therapy as it relates to patient populations seen in Behavioral Health. A. Populations B. Basic Tools of CBT C. Treatment Plan
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“Big” Names associated with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 1. Epictetus, Greek philosopher. Observed that people are not disturbed by things that happen but by the view they take of things that happen. 2. Albert Ellis, Ph.D. “grandfather of cognitive behavioral therapy.” 3. Aaron Beck, MD, a psychiatrist (University of Pennsylvania)
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Mental health problems - can have both psychological, social and somatic dimensions. These issues often make it hard for people to manage their lives and achieve their goals. Therapists/mental health professionals are expected and legally bound to respect client privacy and client confidentiality .
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Definitons of Terms Psychotherapy - set of clinical techniques use to improve mental health. Counseling = psychotherapy. Behavior Therapy (Behavior Modification Therapy) - changing somebody's behavior Classical Conditioning - creation of response to stimulus ( Pavlov's dogs) Operant Conditoning - learning through positive and negative reinforcement Cognitive Therapy - psychotherapy aimed at changing way of thinking. Several approaches to cognitive-behavioral therapy Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Rational Behavior Therapy Rational Living Therapy Cognitive Therapy Dialectic Behavior Therapy
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Characteristics of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies: 1. Thoughts cause Feelings and Behaviors. 2. Brief and Time-Limited. Average # of sessions = 16 VS psychoanalysis = several years 3. Emphasis placed on current behavior.
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4. CBT is a collaborative effort between the therapist and the client. Client role - define goals, express concerns, Therapist role - help client define goals, listen, teach, encourage. 5. Teaches the benefit of remaining calm or at least neutral when faced with difficult situations. (If you are upset by your problems, you now have 2 problems: 1) the problem, and 2) your upsetness.
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6. Based on "rational thought." - Fact not assumptions. 7.
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CBTMarch_06 - COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY Helen...

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