The World is getting advanced day by day. Our lives have become way easier today. We have a lot of facilities to remain in the comfort zone and get things done faster than ever before. But studies have proved that with the growing modernity, a lot of people have started suffering from mental problems, more than physical problems. The emotional well-being of individuals is getting deteriorated.
When there is a problem, there is a solution too. Medical Science has invented a lot of therapies that help individuals combat their mental conflicts. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is one of them.
Back in the 1960s, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy was invented by a popular psychiatrist – Aaron Beck. One day when he was doing psychoanalysis and observed that his patients were having an internal dialogue in their minds. He invented the term automatic thoughts. Beck realized that people aren’t fully aware of these thoughts; however, they can notice and report them. Beck assessed that if individuals start understanding their thoughts, they can easily overcome their difficulties. That’s when Beck called it Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as the therapy gives importance to thinking and applies behavioral techniques to help them overcome.
It is a directive and structured psychological treatment that helps treat a lot of psychological problems like – anxiety, depression, insecurity, drug, and alcohol addiction problems. The therapy identifies the negative and destructive thoughts and focuses on changing the negative thoughts of people. With Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the thoughts are identified, challenged, and replaced with objective and realistic thoughts.
The focus of CBT is problem-oriented which emphasizes the present. It aims at concentrating on ‘here and now’ problems whose roots might be originating from the past. The current state of mind of patients is treated through this therapy. It recognizes one’s distortions in thinking, reevaluates it in the context of reality, and then finally a better understanding of the behavioral is developed.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy helps treat the following diseases:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is problem-focused and action-based therapy in which both patient and therapist work together to treat mental problems. Today, it is the most widely researched and supported psychotherapeutic method. It is increasingly getting popular among patients because of the following reasons:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy follows four stages as given below:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy engages the senses in a constructive and long-lasting way. It helps maximize your brain’s potential and makes it easier to connect information with existing ideas and retention capacity. The following strategies are applied during cognitive-behavioral therapy:
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the cutting edge treatment backed by the latest advances in psychology research. This modern technique comprises of the following techniques:
Here at Anatta Humanversity, Cognitive Behavioral Theory is an influential part of which helps patients achieve sobriety goals. We apply Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with other therapies like – music, dance, nutritional counseling, and art therapy for producing better results and bringing more chances of long term success. CBT has changed the way people learn and think in order to correct behaviors, which ultimately has to lead them towards fulfilling and happy lives.