The Characteristics of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is becoming a popular option for people who want to increase their self-confidence and move away from self-destructive behaviour. This list sums up some of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy’s many features and effects:
CBT helps you to develop flexible, self-enhancing beliefs and attitudes towards yourself, others and the world around you.
CBT is goal-directed.
CBT offers skills and strategies for overcoming common problems such as anxiety, depression and more.
CBT addresses your past with a view to understanding how your personal history may be affecting your present day beliefs and behaviours.
CBT focuses on how your problems are being perpetuated rather than searching for a singular reason or root cause.
CBT encourages you to try things out for yourself and practice new alternative ways of thinking and acting.
CBT highlights prevention of relapse and personal development.