Behavior and Cognitive Therapy

Compare and Contrast

Behavioral Therapy

  • Focused directly on observable behavior.
  • Used to treat wide range of psychological disorders
  • Focus on current determinants of behaviors
  • Focus on learning experiences that promote change

Cognitive Therapy

  • Helps process faulty thinking
  • Helps distinguish between fantasy and reality
  • Help change and recognize unrealistic negative thoughts and maladaptive beliefs.
  • Help clients understand the relationship of cognition, feelings, and behavior.

Behavior and Cognitive Therapy Together

Focus on changing cognition to produce desired changes in affected behavior.

Present-centered

An educational treatment focusing on specific and structured target problems.

Both are psychoeducational model.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is best to treatment for someone who procrastinate and this picture indicates how it looks and how the person thinks!