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Is there a difference between talk and cognitive therapy, and if so, what are they? also, are there any similar therapies?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
CBT stands for: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and it is a form of psychotherapy. It is focused on the here and now and not analytic. Thinking generates feelings and it is focused on changing self talk / thoughts. Peace and good health. There are many types of therapy but the core conditions of things such as empathy, genuineness, and respect are want appear to promote the most progress.
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
Psychiatry 62 years experience
Varies: Cognitive behavioral is one of many talk treatments which include insight, psychodynamic,etc. dbt is a variant of cbt
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
And psychoanalysis.
Apr 30, 2015
Dr. Leonard Rosen
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Yes: Talk is not a technical term for psychotherapy. Cognitive behaviour therapy focuses on learning adaptive strategies to relieve symptom. Psychoanalytic therapy focuses on early life traumas and thier relationship to current symptoms.

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