Different Methods Of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

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This summary will provide the reader with different methods of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. CBT can be used for multiple populations and is known for changing the way one thinks. This summary will focus on the use of CBT with children who have experienced a traumatic event in their life, also known as post traumatic disorder (PTSD). The articles that have been reviewed provide different interventions for children who have experienced PTSD and determine how effective the methods were. According to (Cary & McMillen, 2012) authors of the article The data behind the dissemination: A systematic review of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for use with children and youth Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) has been used…show more content…
Current research by Bisson & Andrew (as cited in Cary & McMillen, 2012) reveal that TF-CBT for children and youth has no public systematic review, however there are several reasons why this intervention is effective at reducing PTSD. There have been several randomized trails branded by TF-CBT that have produced positive outcomes. The National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP), gave TF-CBT between a 3.6 and a 3.8 out of 4.0 possible points based on its effectiveness of PTSD. The article discussed a systematic review of TF-CBT intervention’s ability to reduce symptoms of PSTD. About 12 months after termination of treatment the pooled estimates indicated that TF-CBT was highly effective at reducing symptoms of PTSD compared to other interventions. People who suffer with PTSD from traumatic experiences results show that TF-CBT effectively helps them. This is an important finding because it confirms that if a clinician gets trained in TF-CBT they will be able to help children around the world who have been traumatized (Cary & McMillen, 2012). In the article Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of PTSD with Comorbid Panic Attacks authors (Falsetti, & Resnick, 2000) suggest that people who face a traumatic event in life such as physical and sexual assault develop PTSD. The intervention that was used in this study was called multiple channel exposure therapy (M-CET). This intervention has been used to treat women who’ve had multiple traumatic incidents. This
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