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. More items...What are the core principles of CBT theory?
CBT is based on several core principles, including: Psychological problems are based, in part, on faulty or unhelpful ways of thinking. Psychological problems are based, in part, on learned patterns of unhelpful behavior. People suffering from psychological problems can learn better ways of coping with them, thereby relieving their symptoms and becoming more effective in their lives.What is CBT and how does it work?
CBT is based on the concept that your thoughts, feelings, physical sensations and actions are interconnected, and that negative thoughts and feelings can trap you in a vicious cycle. CBT aims to help you deal with overwhelming problems in a more positive way by breaking them down into smaller parts.Is CBT "the best therapy"?
CBT may not be the best form of therapy for people with any type of brain disease or injury that impairs their rational thinking. CBT requires you to actively participate in treatment. For example, you may be asked to keep detailed diaries on thoughts, feelings and behaviours.