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Positive Reinforcement

Positive Reinforcement "Clients should always be positively reinforced for expressing their doubts and concerns about therapy or the therapist. " Judith S. Beck
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Change in Dysfunctional Beliefs About Sleep in Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Abstract As part of a larger randomized controlled trial, 188 participants were randomized to behavior therapy (BT), cognitive therapy (CT), or cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for insomnia. The aims of this study were threefold: (a) to determine whether change in dysfunctional beliefs about sleep was related to change in sleep, insomnia symptoms, and impairment following treatment; (b) to determine whether BT, CT, and CBT differ in their effects on dysfunctional beliefs;…
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A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and a Topical Steroid for Women With Dyspareunia

Abstract OBJECTIVE: This 13-week randomized clinical trial aimed to compare group cognitive-behavioral therapy (GCBT) and a topical steroid in the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia, the most common form of dyspareunia. METHOD: Participants were 97 women randomly assigned to 1 of 2 treatment conditions and assessed at pretreatment, posttreatment and 6-month follow-up via structured interviews and standard questionnaires pertaining to pain (McGill Pain Questionnaire, 11-point numerical rating scale of pain during…
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Characteristics of U.S. Veterans Who Begin and Complete Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

Abstract This retrospective chart-review study examined patient-level correlates of initiation and completion of evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among treatment-seeking U.S. veterans. We identified all patients (N = 796) in a large Veterans Affairs PTSD and anxiety clinic who attended at least 1 individual psychotherapy appointment with 1 of 8 providers trained in EBP. Within this group, 91 patients (11.4%) began EBP (either Cognitive Processing Therapy or…
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A Monthly Summary of Beck Institute Updates [August 2013]

In its efforts to encourage the growth and dissemination of CBT throughout the world, Beck Institute has expanded its online presence across social media and other platforms. To keep you (our readers) informed of our most recent updates, we've decided to implement a monthly summary including: blogs, CBT articles, CBT trainings, and other updates for our readers. We're very excited about some of the new developments at Beck Institute, including…
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Group Cognitive Behavior Therapy

In this video from a recent CBT workshop at the Beck Institute, Dr. Aaron Beck explains how CBT techniques used during individual therapy can be effectively applied in the group setting. Dr. Beck discusses the "the 3 C's", a CBT technique in which patients are taught how to "catch", "check", and "correct" their automatic thoughts. In group-based cognitive behavior therapy, patients can use the "the 3 C's" to help each…
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