Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Series Introduction (02:07)
This training series on CBT techniques includes demonstrations, discussions, and reflections. Dr. Robin Hart will demonstrate techniques in unrehearsed interview formats based on real cases. Dr. Tom Werner will comment on the interviews.
CBT Cost-Benefit Analysis Case Study (16:35)
Single mother Melissa, 43, has anxiety about her nine-year-old daughter and her parenting skills. Hart helps her list advantages and disadvantages of relinquishing the negative assumption that her ex-husband's behavior does not deserve her forgiveness. She explores its impact on her daughter.
Cost-Benefit Analysis in CBT (02:55)
Werner discusses Hart's use of the technique to weaken Melissa's assumption that her ex-husband does not deserve her forgiveness. He aims to help her achieve her therapy goals, including reducing anger and making positive life and relationship changes.
Negative Assumptions (04:03)
We can develop higher-level cognitive rules in childhood that no longer serve us in adulthood; CBT aims to expose these rules. Werner provides an example and explains the relationship between assumptions and core beliefs.
Introducing the Cost-Benefit Analysis (03:21)
Clients should understand cognitive models, challenge negative automatic thoughts, and identifiy core beliefs. Werner discusses how therapists can help clients generate advantages to giving up negative assumptions.
Facilitating a Guided Discovery (03:50)
Open questions can help clients explore negative assumptions and generate advantages of their release. Hart framed Melissa's assumption in terms of how it impacts her daughter. Werner would follow up with behavioral experiments to change behaviors associated with the belief.
CBT Cost-Benefit Analysis Case Study (2) (16:27)
Hart helps Melissa list advantages and disadvantages of relinquishing the negative assumption that her ex-husband's behavior does not deserve her forgiveness. He facilitates a guided discovery by re-framing the assumption in terms of how it impacts her daughter.
Credits: CBT: Cost-Benefit Analysis (01:08)
Credits: CBT: Cost-Benefit Analysis
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