Procrastination

Behavioral Therapy vs. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

I'll procrastinate tomorrow.

Many people have problems with procrastinating, some worse than others. However, when it is on a more serious level and becomes a problem, what it boils down to is how can one be helped, and how effective is therapy?
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy that is designed to tackle current problems and situations that one is dealing with. By taking the behavior and understanding why someone procrastinates, this therapy will help alter a behavior towards the problem and what changes could be made in order to cease the procrastination issues.

Behavioral Therapy

Unlike CBT, Behavioral therapy focuses more on why or how a person has developed the behavior, instead of the problem itself. This therapy proves to be more effective if there is a cause for the behavior, and with procrastination, it can be a recent problem or a development over the past few months or years.
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Which therapy is better for me?

Depending on procrastination being a recent problem, there is always a cause for it, making Behavioral Therapy a more in-depth way to handle the problem. Cognitive-Behavior can also be effective if the problem with procrastination is not a direct result of a past experience or problem, though there usually is a cause.


One does not have to be chosen over the other, as both may coincide. Both therapies at the same time may not be a bad idea as they are nearly identical and would not conflict with the other form of therapy. Utilizing both therapies may start at the problem first, and then work it's way down to the root of the problem. The goals of these therapies are the same, and they are to suggest ways to fix or alter the situation in a way that the person with the problem may deal with it better until the problem ceases to be an obstacle.

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P.S. This flyer was done last minute

by De VanHeel