May 2019 CBT Update

A collection of articles, research, and news in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from May.

Encouraging Courage: Helping Parents Raise Brave Kids

Families with anxious children often come to treatment with an expectation that therapy may focus on ways to help their child to be more brave, strong, and curious about the world. Parents are often surprised to learn how much their own behavior may also contribute to helping their child build these skills!

Responding to Stressors and Building Resilience in Individuals with Schizophrenia

When a schizophrenic individual is subjected to minor traumas, the hurt to their self-esteem may be neutralized by having built up resilience in the form of a number of positive beliefs about themselves.