1.)Key Concepts Of The Framework: . Cognitive Behavior

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1.) Key concepts of the framework: Cognitive behavior therapy also referred to as CBT is one of the most practiced forums of evidence-based therapy used today. CBT approaches in therapy have demonstrated a high degree of success rates in treatment. CBT is known for treating anxiety, alcohol and substance abuse, and depression among many other difficulties one might experience (Padesky, 2012). Cognitive behavioral therapy maintains the belief that what people believe holds significant value. A person’s belief has a strong influence on how the person feels and acts upon those feelings (Corey, 2017). Around the mid-1970’s therapists started emphasizing the interaction between behavioral, affective, and cognitive dimensions which led to the…show more content…
REBT believes that people contribute to his or her own psychological problems. According to Cory, the basic assumptions of rational emotive behavior therapy are that cognitions, emotions, and behaviors have a reciprocal cause-and-effect type relationship. Albert Ellis said that the basic framework for REBT is the hypothesis that a persons emotions stem directly from his or her beliefs, which then impact the interpretations made causing the reactions a person has to specific life events (Corey, 2017). The A-B-C framework as described in our textbook is a model that is used primarily to understand a client’s feelings, thoughts, events, and behavior. The A-B-C model is a tool that encompasses five different stages of the process. The existence of an activating event or adversity, or a inference about an event by the individual is the A of the framework (Corey, 2017). The B of the framework is considered to be the individual’s beliefs about the activating event. Thus causing C which is the emotional and behavioral consequences of the individual, this is mainly created by the person’s beliefs (Corey, 2017). After A, B and C then D and E are created to help balance the framework. D basically disputes or challenges the beliefs using three components: detecting, debating and discriminating which are used to dispute the irrational beliefs. Clients are then encouraged to develop an
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