BT vs. CBT
Behavior/Cognitive Behavior Therapies
What is BT and CBT?
Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a type of therapy that helps you think more clearly internally to make better decisions.
Similarities between BT and CBT
- No mental health diagnoses necessary for treatment
- Both types of therapies threat the same types of disorders, such as: anxiety, depression & social phobias
Differences between BT and CBT
BT clients dealing with issues that are altered because of external factors
CBT is based on the way the clients mind makes them thing about a situation
CBT clients dealing with issues that are altered because of internal factors
Goals of BT and CBT
The goal of Behavior Therapy is to teach patients how to deal with everyday life stress. The patient and therapist work together to set goals. These goals will include better ways to manage their thoughts, and emotions.
Procrastination and which therapy will work for you!
Procrastinating is a choice someone makes to put off the task before them. This is a learned behavior not a diagnosed mental condition. Therefore behavior therapy would be most beneficial. This therapy helps teach clients methods to replace bad habits with good ones. It will help the client get to the root of the real problem they are trying to avoid and then change the negative behavior.