Definitions for "Cognitive-behavioral therapy"
Incorporates techniques from behavioral therapy and cognitive therapy to correct faulty thinking and change maladaptive behaviors. go to glossary index
helps people work on immediate issues. Rather than helping people understand their feelings and actions, it supports them directly in changing their behavior. The support might be practical assistance or the support might be to encourage new behaviors by giving praise or rewards each time the person acts in the desired way.
a type of psychotherapy that helps a person recognize and change negative styles of thinking and behaving that are often associated with mental or emotional dysfunction.
A treatment method to change how patients respond to stress or anxiety; may use techniques such as imaging, conditioning and monitoring.