Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Tools for Free


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),

…is a treatment process that enables patients to correct false self-beliefs that can lead to negative moods and behaviors. The fundamental assumption is that a thought precedes a mood; therefore, learning to substitute healthy thoughts for negative thoughts will improve a person’s mood, self-concept, behavior, and physical state. (Source).

Cognitive therapy treats depression and is comparable in effectiveness to antidepressants and interpersonal or other therapy. Together, therapy and antidepressants can manage severe or chronic depression.

Cognitive therapy also has proved beneficial in treating patients who have only a partial response to adequate antidepressant therapy. Cognitive therapy also reduces relapse rates in patients with depression, and is effective for adolescents with depression.

Tools for CBT

Get Self Help is a site that teaches CBT in 7 steps. There are also dozens of worksheets that can help you (or your therapist) to work through the CBT process.

 

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