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Dr. Alfredo Soto Dr. Soto
Psychiatry
22 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Andrew Berry Dr. Berry
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Andrew Berry Dr. Berry
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Dr. Andrew Berry Dr. Berry
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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What is the definition or description of: cognitive-behavioral therapy?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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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.

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Dr. Andrew Berry Dr. Berry
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Deardoctor, I would like to know something about cognitive behavioral therapy.

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.

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Dr. Ana Adelstein Dr. Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
23 years in practice
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
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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.

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Dr. Mounir Belcadi Dr. Belcadi
Psychiatry
years in practice
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How can cognitive behavioral therapy help with my sleep?

How can cognitive behavioral therapy help with my sleep?

Change Sleep habits: Cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) for insomnia is a very effective, non pill way to deal with insomnia. Usually a cbt course involves looking at sleep patterns and helps creating healthy sleep habits, schedules etc; it takes a few weeks, sometimes you need to pay out of pocket for it but results can last for a very long time.

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld Dr. Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
28 years in practice
Boston University School of Medicine
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Can cognitive-behavioral therapy help treat fibromyalgia symptoms?

Can cognitive-behavioral therapy help treat fibromyalgia symptoms?

Definitely: There have been a number of studies supporting the use of cognitive behavioral therapy in fibromyalgia and other chronic pain states. They should be used more often.

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Dr. Tanya Russo Dr. Russo
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
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I want to stop taking my psychological medicationby using Cognitive behavioral therapy?

I want to stop taking my psychological medicationby using Cognitive behavioral therapy?

With guidance: Cognitive behavioral therapy has helped many people, and I hope it can help you too. However, one should never change or discontinue their medication regimen without the supervision and guidance of the prescribing physician. Best wishes!

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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What should I ask my physiologist to now if she use cognitive behavioral therapy or no THANKS :)?

What should I ask my physiologist to now if she use cognitive behavioral therapy or no THANKS :)?

Physiologist: I am not sure that most physiologists would be providing any form of psychotherapy. Are you asking about a psychologist? If so, there are many types of therapy which can be beneficial.

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith Dr. Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
40 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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What are the main diffs between cognitive behavioral therapy and psychotherapy? How to know which is best for me?

What are the main diffs between cognitive behavioral therapy and psychotherapy? How to know which is best for me?

Therapy: Psychotherapy evaluates, listens, engages in conversation, suggests, consoles, and brings about understanding. CBT picks up on negative thinking and its triggers and teaches how to shift away from neg to pos thinking. There are techniques taught - to be positive, think positive.

Dr. Robert Woods Dr. Woods
Psychiatry
26 years in practice
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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I plan on combining hypnotherapy with cognitive behavioral therapy. Are the results of these therapies temporary or permanent?

I plan on combining hypnotherapy with cognitive behavioral therapy. Are the results of these therapies temporary or permanent?

Depends On You: For a moment think of an important muscle in your body. To strengthen and enlarge the muscle we must exercise it. Once we reach our desired strength and size, we must maintain it with continued exercise. The brain is no different. After courses of psychotherapy and hypnosis, you must continue to practice the skills you learned and use the insights gained. Then your efforts can last forever.

Dr. Bob Stewart Dr. Stewart
Clinical Psychology
40 years in practice
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
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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.

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Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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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!

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Dr. John Chavez Dr. Chavez
Clinical Psychology
33 years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Lawrence Smith Dr. Smith
Clinical Psychology
26 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Lawrence Smith Dr. Smith
Clinical Psychology
26 years in practice
UC San Diego School of Medicine
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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.

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Dr. Donald Gieck Dr. Gieck
Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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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.

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