How do they present themselves to the wider community

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How do they present themselves to the wider community? Where are resources for learning more? Click here to enter text. Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources on the Theory What are some good references that I may want to refer to in the future? Click here to enter text.
Cognitive Therapy Key Concepts What are some of the key propositions of the theory? How and why do people develop problems? *Active, directive, time-limited, present-centered, problem-oriented, collaborative, structured, & empirical *Psychological tribulations are caused by impaired cognitive processes, such as faulty thinking, making incorrect inferences on basis of inadequate or incorrect information, & failing to distinguish b/t fantasy & reality *Individual’s behavior influenced by how they perceive & structure their experiences Theory of Change How can therapy help a person overcome problems? What must a person do to improve his or her functioning? *Change occurs through teaching clients how to identify distorted & dysfunctional cognitions through a process of evaluation *Clients engage in more realistic thinking *Gain insight on how negative & unrealistic thoughts affected them Interventions What techniques does the counselor use to help bring about change? * Counselors assign homework to clients teach clients new skills *Techniques explore client’s beliefs, their origins, & modifying them *Techniques activity scheduling, behavioral experiments, skills training, role playing, behavioral rehearsal, & exposure therapy *Counselors use Socratic questions to assist clients in self-discovery Who Is In Charge? What Is the Role of the Client and the Counselor? What is the counselor responsible for in sessions? What is the client expected to do? Who takes the leading role in the interaction? *Quality of therapeutic relationship is important for success empathy & sensitivity *Clients are responsible for change responsible for recognizing their own negative unrealistic thoughts & recognizing when they are using them *Counselor teach client’s how to be their own therapist; educate client
Web Resources Who uses this theory? How do they present themselves to the wider community? Where are resources for learning more? Click here to enter text. Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources on the Theory What are some good references that I may want to refer to in the future? Click here to enter text.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Key Concepts What are some of the key propositions of the theory? How and why do people develop problems? * Problems arise due to individual’s faulty thinking emotional & behavioral disturbances *Therapy seen as a learning process psychoeducational model *Client has to become aware of faulty thinking major! *Focus on the present Theory of Change How can therapy help a person overcome problems? What must a person do to improve his or her functioning?

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