Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to help an

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Cognitive behavioral therapy is used to help an individual gain consciousness of their cognitive thoughts and behaviors and look at changing them in a positive way because CBT views a person’s thoughts are a direct reflection of experiences that influence their negative behavior (Clark, P., 2010). This type of treatment has shown effective in criminal
Psychopathology5justice settings because it can address multiple problems that reflect criminal actions (Clark, P., 2010).
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