Whats the Difference?
Behavior Therapy vs. Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Background and Definition
CBT: assumes that are thoughts and feelings influence our behavior. We cannot control the world around us, but we can control how we deal with the things in our environment.
- Make the client aware of their habit and how procrastination is troubling them.
- Develop goals to help correct the behavior in order to carry out the tasks that require attention. The goal will need to be reasonable and manageable.
- Have the client make a commitment that they are willing to carry out the hard work that will be necessary to achieve their goal.
- Be persistent that the client stays determined and encourage them to carry out their goals.
Reference: Pychyl, T. (2008, May 29). Tackling Procrastination: A Practical Counseling Approach. Retrieved March 9, 2015, from https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/200805/tackling-procrastination-practical-counseling-approach