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What are the benefits of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

What are the benefits of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

Inpatient success: In a 2002 study DBT, a form of cognitive behavioral therapy provided in an inpatient setting for three months seemed be successful in reducing symptoms related to depression, anxiety, poor inter- personal functioning, poor social adjustment, global psychopathology and self-mutilation in patients with borderline personality disorder. It is now considered the gold standard for treatment of BPD. ...Read more

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What conditions does Dialectical Behavioral Therapy treat?

What conditions does Dialectical Behavioral Therapy treat?

DBT: Why do you ask? DBT can be helpful for depression, anxiety, and sometimes for certain personality traits or obsessive compulsive disorder. It can be an adjunct to medications or in some cases an alternative. I would be happy to discuss options of therapy vs meds related to your specific situation by email, audio or visual consult on my concierge practice ...Read more

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What are the complications of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

What are the complications of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

None: DBT is a treatment approach used by therapists trained in it. It heals by teaching life skills in 4 categories: mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal and distress tolerance. Clients using DBT work on it outside of therapy & can learn it through individual or group therapy. It is neither a medicine nor a cure-all, but can be really effective when used well, in and out of the therapy office. ...Read more

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Is it true that dialectical behavioral therapy a legitimate form of therapy?

Is it true that dialectical behavioral therapy a legitimate form of therapy?

Yes!: Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (cbt) developed in the late 1980s by psychologist marsha m. Linehan to help better treat borderline personality disorder. A good resource would be http://psychcentral. Com/lib/2007/an-overview-of-dialectical-behavior-therapy/. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

What are the side-effects of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?

Wallet shrinking: I know of no side effects from this treatment other than changing of behavior. Some might not like the changes but I suspect most would appreciate it. One side effect might be breaking up abusive and controlling relationships and decreased neediness. Which side are you on? ...Read more

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What is cognitive behavioral therapy?

What is cognitive behavioral therapy?

CBT is based on: The idea that thoughts (& beliefs & attitudes) and behaviors affect feelings (emotions). For example, depression involves automatic, dysfunctional, negative thoughts; and withdrawal, isolation & inactivity (behaviors). It's easier to change thoughts & behaviors than change emotions directly. A therapist teaches, coaches & supports effective changes. ...Read more

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What can cognitive behavioral therapy involve?

Depends on issues: As might be in any psychotherapy, a lot depends on your concerns along with what you are like. One thing you can expect is a period of time describing yourself, a bit of your history and your present circumstances. Then, there'll be a strategy time with some tasks for you to try and report the effects. Then, tweaking to improve. Cycles of trial and error to find understanding and solutions. Best! ...Read more

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When must I seek cognitive behavioral therapy?

Seeking CBT: Seeking any kind of therapy depends on many factors. The most important is how you are coping right now. Cbt is designed to help with irrational thoughts including fears, excessive worry, and even depression. If you feel you are unable to manage issues going on in your life right now, that might be a sign that you need professional advice. ...Read more

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What's the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy?

What's the basis of cognitive behavioral therapy?

Thoughts matter: The fundamental idea behind cbt is that our interpretations of events affect our emotions and behavior. Thoughts, behaviors, and emotions are interconnected. A change in one of these aspects of our experience influences the others. With cbt, dysfunctional beliefs and negative automatic thoughts are replaced by more functional beliefs and thoughts. As a result we feel and behave better. ...Read more

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What is emphasis of cognitive-behavioral therapy?

What is emphasis of cognitive-behavioral therapy?

Revise Your Thinking: The relationship between one's thoughts (cognitions), behaviors, and emotions are emphasized in cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt). Often, when a person feels emotionally distressed there is an identifiable "error" in one's thoughts. These errors include, for example, black-and-white thinking, overgeneralizing, jumping to conclusions, and catastrophizing. Correcting these problems helps a lot. ...Read more

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How does cognitive behavioral therapy help addicts?

How does cognitive behavioral therapy help addicts?

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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Help please! Is cognitive behavioral therapy useful?

Help please! Is cognitive behavioral therapy useful?

CBT for some works: 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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Cognitive behavioral therapy not working, what to do?

Cognitive behavioral therapy not working, what to do?

CBT: Depending on the diagnosis for which cognitive behavioral therapy is being employed, simultaneous treatment with medication may be beneficial. It may be helpful to discuss with your treating provider or discuss with your primary physician. ...Read more

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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

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How is behavioral therapy used to help treat addiction?

How is behavioral therapy used to help treat addiction?

Conditioning for one: Addiction describes the psychological need to engaged in a certain behavior, use a certain substance, or something similar and can involve a large variety of entities. Over time an addict has closely associated the substance or behavior with postive reinforcement. The most common example would be euphoria from a drug. The key is to extinguish the behavior by having a negative reinforcement instead. ...Read more

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What would a session of cognitive behavioral therapy be like?

What would a session of cognitive behavioral therapy be like?

Getting homework: Cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) involves the use of different techniques to identify and change personal habits and/or thoughts that contribute to a psychiatric illness. For instance, if you suffer from a phobia you need to identify the thoughts that trigger the anxiety and the situation that leads to the fear. The therapist then gives you homework to change those thoughts/ confront the fear. ...Read more

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Cognitive behavioral therapy not working, what do you advise?

Cognitive behavioral therapy not working, what do you advise?

CBT: Speaking as a psychoanalyst, CBT treatment effects are not as long lasting as psychodynamic/psychoanalytic treatment. When a patient wonders where the distortions in their thought processes began, that is when CBT ends and psychodynamic therapy or psychoanalysis begins, and gets to the root of the problem instead of focusing on the symptom. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens in cognitive behavioral therapy?

Good question: We recently had an article submitted and published on this. See: http://cpancf. Com/articles_files/cognitivebehavioralpsychodynamictherapy. Asp. ...Read more

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What type of Dr. Would I choose for cognitive behavioral therapy?

CBT: Mental Health Professionals such as Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is involved in cognitive behavioral therapy?

CBT: Cognitive behavior therapy or cbt helps people to understand how their thoughts effect their emotions ; their behavior. It helps to correct cognitive distortions. Cbt has been used to treat personality disorders, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and substance abuse problems. ...Read more

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How much can the average cognitive behavioral therapy session cost?

Variable: If you are " paying " out of pocket and call around you can negotiate. Also consider telepsychiatry option as it can reduce cost of travel and time for you and the provider and may be less overall cost. It also would allow to look beyond cleveland area. ...Read more

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How much can the average cognitive behavioral therapy session cost?

How much can the average cognitive behavioral therapy session cost?

Cost of any therapy: Depends on the professional training of the provider (doctoral level vs masters level), the market in the particular geographical area, the payment method (cash vs insurance contract), the setting (private practice or agency vs public agency), and the willingness of the provider to negotiate the fee. Cbt would usually be no different than any other psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some benefits of cognitive behavioral therapy?

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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What is the definition or description of: cognitive-behavioral therapy?

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What is the definition or description of: cognitive-behavioral therapy?

CBT: A psychotherapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviors & cognitive processes, through goal-oriented systematic procedures. It is effective for mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders & substance abuse. Phases of cbt are: assess., reconceptualization, skills acquisition& consolidation, maintenance, & followup. ...Read more

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Deardoctor, I would like to know something about cognitive behavioral therapy.

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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What is cognitive behavioral therapy, how do I find it, and what should I expect during treatment?

Coping skills: Cognitive therapy seeks to help the patient overcome difficulties by identifying and changing dysfunctional thinking, behavior, and emotional responses. This involves helping patients develop skills for modifying beliefs, identifying distorted thinking, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. It helps to change perception - you can contact your local social srvs dept or dys. ...Read more

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Do all phycologists do cognitive behavioral therapy? Or is this something I have to ask for? What is it?

Do all phycologists do cognitive behavioral therapy? Or is this something I have to ask for? What is it?

Great Intro 2 CBT: Many mental health clinicians use cbt: http://bit. Ly/12bttjm. Not all have had extensive training in it/use it w/ equal skill or ease. It's impt 2know that cbt is one form of therapy. It's been studied a lot b/c it's fairly easy 2study: it can be done systematically & over relatively few sessions (depending on issue). It's definitely effective 4 anxiety - though I see it as one level of treatment. ...Read more

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If the behavior manifests itself in self-destructive/sabotage behaviors and should it be treated w/ some form of behavioral therapy?

If the behavior manifests itself in self-destructive/sabotage behaviors and should it be treated w/ some form of behavioral therapy?

Possibly: There are many more possible ways to address self-destructive behaviors than your question considers. However, dialectical behavioral therapy is one form of treatment which can help. It combines mindfulness skills with cognitive behavioral therapy. Understanding the drivers of these behaviors is important also, though. ...Read more

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Cognitive behavioral therapy for ptsd. Thoughts or opinions? Is it worthwhile?

Cognitive behavioral therapy for ptsd. Thoughts or opinions? Is it worthwhile?

Find Person U Like!: Current compilations ("meta-analyses") of research comparing the effectiveness of various therapies psychologist don meichenbaum & others call "acronym therapies" -cbt, cpt, emdr, etc- show that one is no more effective than another. But they also show that the single, most powerful predictor of treatment outcome =strength of the relationship between patient & therapist ("therapeutic alliance"). ...Read more

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How long does behavioral therapy for weight loss last?

Depends: As long as it takes to achieve the desired behavioral change that can be self maintained.
In my experience there is a 6 weeks minimum. ...Read more

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