Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has long been established as an effective psychological intervention in the treatment of a variety of disorders, most notably depression and anxiety. However, there is evidence that cognitive behavioural strategies can be used to help people manage everyday difficulties more effectively.The principle of CBT is based on understanding key cognitive processes and how they impact on feelings and behaviour by identifying ‘thinking errors’, challenging and then modifying them to reduce their negative impact and therefore enabling a more accurate response to events and experiences.
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