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What does it mean to get cognitive behavioral therapy?

What does it mean to get cognitive behavioral therapy?

Psychotherapy: Cognitive behavioral therapy, or cbt, is a form of therapy in which the individual examines and changes thoughts and behaviors that contributes to his/her problem. For example, if you have depression you usually have negative thoughts about yourself and do behaviors that contribute to your depression. A cbt therapist will give you tips and homework to work on changing those thoughts and behaviors. ...Read more

Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Behavior Modification (Definition)

Behavior modification, a type of psychotherapy is the use of demonstrated behavior change techniques to increase or decrease the frequency of behaviors, such as altering an individual's behaviors and reactions to stimuli through positive and negative reinforcement of adaptive behavior and/or the reduction of behavior through its extinction, punishment ...Read more


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What is behavior therapy?

What is behavior therapy?

Understanding how: Changing aubject's behavior can result in changes in how they are feeling ;/or how certain bodily functions work ; be modified. Examples of behavior therapy are:-biofeedback, a form of behavior therapy, and is used to learn bladder and bowel control. Aversion therapy is another form of behavior therapy used to control various impulses including smoking, overeating and unacceptable sexual behavior. ...Read more

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Does behavior therapy really work?

Does behavior therapy really work?

Yes: It works if the patient/ patients work it out with the therapist. ...Read more

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What is behavior therapy based on?

What is behavior therapy based on?

Behaviorism: Behavior therapy is based on behaviorism, which concerns itself with observable behaviors and not on unobservable events that take place in people's minds. Reinforcement of positive/desired behaviors and extinction of negative or unwanted behaviors is the focus and goal. ...Read more

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Which is an advantage of behavior therapy?

Which is an advantage of behavior therapy?

Awakening: It is an awakening experience what you are and what you do and how the therapist tells you about yourself. ...Read more

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Has anyone been in group behavior therapy-did it help?

Has anyone been in group behavior therapy-did it help?

Yes: Group therapy is a very effective form of therapy for many types of mental health problems. Many therapists offer this modality of treatment and medical insurance will often cover a portion of the cost. ...Read more

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How much should I expect to pay for behavior therapy>?

How much should I expect to pay for behavior therapy>?

Varies: The cost of behavioral health treatment varies depending on the type of license and experience of the practitioner, the geographic location, and the services provided. There can be initial assessment fees, testing fees, and ongoing therapy fees, depending on the issue. A ballpark estimate for ongoing therapy (usually 50 minutes per session) in the U.S. Might be $120-$200 per appointment. ...Read more

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What is behavior therapy exactly? And when do you need it?

What is behavior therapy exactly? And when do you need it?

One type of therapy: Behavior therapy is one type of psychological treatment. Behavioral modification techniques reinforce behaviors you want to promote ; ignore or apply negative consequences for behaviors you wish to change. These techniques do not consider the cause of the symptoms to be important in order to change the behavior. It can be used for a wide variety of psychological issues. ...Read more

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What's cognitive behavior therapy?

What's cognitive behavior therapy?

Therapy for Thoughts: Cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) is a psychotherapy in which the therapist and the patient work together to revise problematic thinking patterns that lead to emotional and behavioral problems. This is essential because one's beliefs affect one's view of self, others, and one's future. What one believes, whether it is true or not, affects every aspect of our lives. "disputing" is one cbt skill. ...Read more

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Is dialectical behavior therapy helpful?

Is dialectical behavior therapy helpful?

Yes: Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt), is a type of psychotherapy aimed primarily at borderline personality disorder (bpd). Dbt is a cognitive behavioral therapy, meaning it is a therapy that focuses on the role of cognition (e.g., thoughts and beliefs) and behaviors (e.g., actions) in affecting mood and general functioning. It has been effective in treating bpd and other problems. ...Read more

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Has anyone done dialectical behavior therapy?

Has anyone done dialectical behavior therapy?

Clarify? Please: Dbt has helped many people who are battling with serious mental health conditions. Please tell us a bit more about what kind of information you are looking for so we can be of assistance. ...Read more

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How do you use behavior therapy to treat teens?

How do you use behavior therapy to treat teens?

It depends: Truly it depends what behaviour proble teens are experiencing. ...Read more

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Do you think dialectical behavior therapy works, and how?

Do you think dialectical behavior therapy works, and how?

Yes, It works: .. . If you attend the sessions and practice the skills. It's support-oriented, letting you acknowledge & build on skills. It's collaborative -- attending to relationships between clients & therapists, allowing issues to be worked out. It's cognitive-based, helping to identify thinking patterns that lead to suffering. It includes both individual & group sessions - best way to learn & practice. ...Read more

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Has anyone ordered dialectical behavior therapy or d.B.T?

Has anyone ordered dialectical behavior therapy or d.B.T?

Good approach: Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt), is a type of psychotherapy aimed primarily at borderline personality disorder (bpd). Dbt is a cognitive behavioral therapy, meaning it is a therapy that focuses on the role of cognition (e.g., thoughts and beliefs) and behaviors (e.g., actions) in affecting mood and general functioning. It has been effective in treating bpd and other problems. ...Read more

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What's behavior therapy and how it is used to treat conduct disorder?

What's behavior therapy and how it is used to treat conduct disorder?

Violating rights: Conduct disorder involves chronically violating the rights of others, impulsivity and defying authority, and breaking laws. It is related to childhood maltreatment and lack of skill development. Behavior therapy can use behavior modification techniques such as rewards and punishments or cognitive behavioral therapy to change how a person thinks and thus behaves. Family therapy is also needed. ...Read more

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What exactly is dialetic behavior therapy? And why is it helpful for bpd?

DBT: Dialectic behavioral therapy - which found its start in the therapy of borderline personality disorder, essentially uses the "dialectical process" of thesis-antithesis-synthesis to reveal to the person in therapy where the reality behind their perceptions lies. (see: higelian dialectic). It is generally thought to be very effective and therapeutic. ...Read more

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Does cognitive or behavior therapy work for anxiety?

Does cognitive or behavior therapy work for anxiety?

Yes: Cbt works well on average, but perhaps not for absolutely everyone. Other modalities can work too, but they are less structured and thus harder to study. Anxiety and depression are two areas for which there is very clear evidence that therapy works a good deal. Fortunately for talk / behavior therapy, a great many difficulties have at least 'some' anxiety or demoralization / depression component. ...Read more

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How does behavior therapy help someone with social anxiety?

How does behavior therapy help someone with social anxiety?

BT and CBT: Behavior therapy and cbt can help you better understand and control your social anxiety. The psychologist will typically give you insights and homework assignmetns to practice in between sessions. Cbt helps you replace the irrational thoughts creating the social anxiety. ...Read more

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What is cognitive behavior therapy (cbt)? How effective is it?

What is cognitive behavior therapy (cbt)? How effective is it?

CBT: In contrast to other forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy is usually more focused on the present, more time-limited, and more problem-solving oriented. In addition, patients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. ...Read more

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How long does it take for dialectical behavior therapy helps you overcome borderline pd, on average?

Dbt group therapy: It takes 6months to go through all of the dbt modules, and its recommended 2x. Therefore most programs are 1 year. It can be very effective if you commit practicing the skills and incorporate them into your life. ...Read more

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Enuresis and encopresis with behavior therapy?

Enuresis and encopresis with behavior therapy?

Rule out neurologic: Problem which can impair sphincter, bladder and bowel function. Enuresis alone usually does not require behavior therapy. Encopresis, in the absence of any neurologic deficit may well benefit from behavior therapy. Thus most children with combined enuresis & encopresis usually require some form of behavior therapy. ...Read more

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Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

Will children with ADHD truly benefit from behavior therapy?

They can: Well-designed and applied behavioral therapy is as effective in controlling adhd symptoms as are adhd medications. However, both require ongoing use to maintain efficacy. Adhd is a chronic disorder & no current interventions offer a cure, so be sure to use interventions you can sustain over time. With maturity, children may be able to take over aspects of self-monitoring, but structure is key. ...Read more

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How long does it take for behavior therapy for depression to take effect?

Depends: Generally, cognitive behavioral therapy for depression takes around 4-8 weeks to take some effect and up to 12 weeks. The factors that greatly improve the effect are motivation on the part of the patient and the strength of the therapeutic relationship. ...Read more

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How can cognitive behavior therapy and medication help someone with social anxiety?

Changing thinking: Cbt can change ways of thinking and dealing with anxiety related symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between behavior therapy and behavior modification for weight loss?

YES: Behavior modification for weight loss is more specific to the goal at hand, i.e. Weight loss. For instance - not eating after 6 pm.
Behavior therapy can deal with behavioral problems of more general every day nature. ...Read more

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What is dialectical behavior therapy? How is it different from cbt? How can it stop my thought from jumping so much?

Containment: Probably the main thing you would notice as different is that with dbt there is a requirement that you to go to both individual and group therapy. Dbt combines standard cognitive-behavioral techniques for emotion regulation and reality-testing with concepts of distress tolerance, acceptance, and mindful awareness largely derived from buddhist meditative practice. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is cognitive behavior therapy helpful in weight loss?

Is cognitive behavior therapy helpful in weight loss?

Yes. CBT is helpful: In addressing the emotional and behavioral aspects of weight loss. Sticking to a healthy diet, exercising, and having social support are also important. A good therapist can help you create a plan and follow it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a cognitive behavior therapy for depression to take a samll effect?

How long does it take for a cognitive behavior therapy for depression to take a samll effect?

Varies: It really depends on several factors such as the severity of the symptoms, how long you've had the symptoms, current stress level, support system and the amount of effort or work you put forth in treatment. ...Read more

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I have severe health anxiety since a child, now mostly cardiac related. I have tried, meds, behavior therapy. The works. Nothing helps. What can I do.

I have severe health anxiety since a child, now mostly cardiac related. I have tried, meds, behavior therapy. The works. Nothing helps. What can I do.

Don't give up!: Although you have tried many things for your anxiety don't give up. Continue to follow with behavioral medicine, psychological and medical therapy. Medications may help but the combination of therapies is the key. Try bio feedback, consider acupuncture, massage therapy. Eat well and exercise moderately. Get good rest and most of all try to relax during this difficult time. 2nd opinions needed? ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Behavior Therapy (Definition)

Behavior therapy seeks to target the symptoms or behaviors that are troublesome, based upon the principles of behavior modification, rather than attempting ...Read more