Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( Cbt )

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This video I selected was Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Dr. Krumboltz and facilitate an enlightening discussion on this approach. The theoretical approach was used to aid therapist in applying their scientific knowledge about human behavior to help client’s solve a problem. At 00:20 in the video, Jon Carlson explains that it’s determined by two underlying beliefs in both a product and a producer in their environment and if a person can change their thoughts with their cognitions or their behavior or actions (Psychotherapy.net., 1997). It’s based on the idea that how we feel (emotion), how we act (behavior) and how we think (cognition) all interact together. Specifically, our thoughts determine our feelings and our behavior (Capuzzi & Gross, 2011). How Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT ) Resonates with Me Cognitive Behavioral Therapy resonates with me because I’m learning to develop counseling skills. As counselors, I will develop awareness of when my client makes negative interpretations or have behavioral patterns which reinforce the distorted thinking. Cognitive therapy helps people to develop alternative ways of thinking and behaving which aims to reduce their psychological distress. The cognitive counselor teaches clients how to identify distorted cognitions through a process of evaluation (Butler & Beck, 2000). The clients learn to discriminate between their own thoughts and reality. Through this process they learn the
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