Long term goal: (destination point, where is this client going to be at the end of treatment)
Client is on remission and back to prior level of functioning
Short term objectives: (the how you get to your destination, spell out the basics, s
Systematic desensitization.: is a behavior technique used to treat phobias, in which a client is asked to make a list of ordered fears and taught to relax while concentrating on those fears.
-used to treat phobic disorders.
-reduces fears and anxiety.
Rationale for CBTs
Therapists use the Cognitive Model to help clients overcome their difficulties by changing
their thinking, behavior, and emotional responses.
If we can change the thinking we can change the behavior
Dr. Aaron T. Beck,
Department of Human
An unreasonable conviction that
leads to emotional & behavioral
problems. Consists of thinking,
feeling, & acting in ways that are
self-defeating & that thwart our
CBT Test 1
1. Know difference between behaviorism and behavioral therapy as well as
cognitivism and cognitive therapy
In Modern times, this emerged as Behaviorism and Cognitivism
these are to be understood as philosophy of science and philosophy of mind
I failed an exam
Im not smart.
I dont belong in this program.
Im not going to pass this class
All that can be said is you did poorly on one test. That
does not mean you arent smart.
There are other grades to receive
Perhaps everyone did not do well.
CBT Final Review
What are the three waves of CBT? What is the focus of each wave? Do they replace or absorb the
previous wave? Which one is the current paradigm?
o 1). Behavioral Therapy (1940s -)
Focus on behavior alone
o 2). Cognitive-Behavior Therapy