Advanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Advanced Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is an effective form of treatment for a variety of psychological problems including addictive behavior, ADHD, anger, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, oppositional behavior, relationship problems, and school refusal.
Advanced Cognitive behavior therapists examine how people think (e.g., is the problem judged accurately?) and how people respond to an upsetting situation or a triggering event. Psychologists and Therapists teach clients how to modify their environment and how to change their thoughts in order to effectively treat the psychological problem. By changing thinking and modifying the environment we effectively reduce emotional difficulties. By changing thinking and modifying the environment we effectively reduce emotional difficulties.
Advanced CBT is a broad form of therapy with many methods of treatment. Some components used in CBT include assertiveness training, systematic desensitization, habit reversal training, social skills training, barbing, behavioral practice, and rational emotive behavior therapy. After receiving cognitive behavioral therapy, many children and young people are able to lead normal and highly productive lives. With more than 60 years of research supporting CBT, it is now the primary and most effective treatment for behavioral and psychological problems.