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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Movement Block 4.4 (Psychiatry Week)

College of Medicine, King Faisal University

Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  1. 1. Cognitive Behavioral Therpy Abdullatiff Sami Al-Rashed Movement Block 4.4 (Psychiatry Week) College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia
  2. 2. “CBT is a form of psychotherapy. It is a process of teaching, coaching, and reinforcing positive behaviors. CBT helps people to identify cognitive patterns or thoughts and emotions that are linked with behaviors.”
  3. 3. • Aaron Beck was psychoanalytic psychotherapists. • In early 1960 Aaron beck developed an approach known as cognitive therapy as a result of his research on depression.
  4. 4. • Aaron Beck observations of depressed clients revealed that they had a negative bias in their interpretation of certain life vents, which contributed to their cognitive distortions. • Beck called it cognitive therapy because of the importance it places on thinking. It’s now known as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) because the therapy employs behavioral techniques as well.
  5. 5. Medical Uses • CBT was originally designed to treat Depression. • Now, CBT is used in many disorders:
  6. 6. Types of CBT
  7. 7. Types of CBT
  9. 9. Elements of CBT • CBT has several defining elements. They are as follows:
  11. 11. Techniques of CBT The cognitive behavioral therapy techniques are an interesting set of exercises that help modify a person's behavioral patterns. The behavioral patterns are modified in order to bring about positive changes in the personality.
  12. 12. Validity Testing
  13. 13. Guided Discovery
  14. 14. Guided Discovery
  15. 15. Homework
  16. 16. Problem-Solving Methods
  17. 17. References