Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
This paper is a critical review of chapter 13 from book: Spiegler, M. D. (2016). Contemporary Behavior Therapy (6th ed.). Wadsworth/Centage: Belmont, CA. This is case you have access to the book, please use it.
The first part of this paper should focus on:
1_Explain the nature of cognitive behavioral therapy including operationalizing cognitions_ making private thoughts public
2_ Describe the four basic methods to assess client’s cognitions including interview, self-recording, direct self inventory, and think aloud procedures
3_What is thought stopping and its benefits
4_ Describe in detail Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) from Albert Ellis perspective including how psychological problems are maintained by irrational beliefs that come from faulty reasoning as well absolute thinking, overgeneralization, catastrophizing, musturbation.
5_Explain the process of REBT including rational emotive education with adults, as a therapy in perspective
6_What is cognitive Therapy?
7_ Explain cognitive Therapy Theory of Psychological Disorders (i.e., automatic thoughts) including the process of cognitive therapy and efficacy and effectiveness of the cognitive therapy
8_ Describe cognitive interventions including generating alternative interpretations, retribution of responsibility, and decatasthrophizing
9_Explain how overt behavioral interventions changes client’s cognitions directly and discuss over behavioral interventions such as activity schedules, mastery and pleasure ratings, and graded tasks assignments
10_Explain how cognitive therapy is used for anxiety related disorders
11_Explain how cognitive therapy is used stress disorders
12_Explain how cognitive therapy is used for delusions and hallucinations
13_ What is schema focused cognitive therapy and its used for personality disorders
14_Explain the advantages of schema focused cognitive therapy in perspective
15_ Adaptations of cognitive Therapy to diverse populations
16_ What are the basis of cognitive restructuring (constructivism)
The second part of this paper should be focused on critiquing the article attached:
Beck, A. T., & Haigh, E. A. P. (2014): Advances in cognitive theory and therapy: The generic cognitive model. The Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 10: 1-24.