Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
How Personal Issues Arise - A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) ViewCognition, or how a person processes and interprets experiences, affects how they feel and behave. Behaviour is also learnt through conditioned and reinforced responses to objects and situations. A person may develop ways of processing, interpreting and behaving which are functional or dysfunctional.
Three Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Concepts about the Mind
- A person?s schemas produce automatic thoughts which bias views of themself and experiences
- Schemas consist of underlying beliefs which are functional or dysfunctional
- Systematic desensitisation uses relaxation to diminish fear of objects or situations