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Fixing Cognitive Distortions

Cognitive distortions have a way of playing havoc with our lives. If we let them. This kind of “stinkin’ thinkin'” can be “undone,” but it takes effort and lots...
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What is Exposure Therapy?

Exposure therapy is a specific type of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy technique that is often used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobias. In PTSD, exposure therapy is...
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In-Depth: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy (also known by its abbreviation, CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving. Its goal is to change patterns...
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Identifying Irrational Thoughts

One of the most common components of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CBT) is identifying and answering irrational thoughts. Once you can label and dissect an irrational thought, you take away some...
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Social Phobia

Social phobia is an intense fear of becoming humiliated in social situations, specifically of embarrassing yourself in front of other people. It often runs in families and may be...
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About Behavior Therapy

Behavior therapy is focused on helping an individual understand how changing their behavior can lead to changes in how they are feeling. The goal of behavior therapy is usually...
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