One study has shown that the use of CBT reduces and relieves psychotic symptoms and there is evidence that it helps contribute to relapse reduction, and the relief of distress and depression (Garety et al., 2000). The Study of Kuippers et al. (1998) has shown that the use of CBT not only helps reduce symptoms but also helps improve, sustain and transmit skills of self-management. However, a critique will state that not all clients are helped by the approach, as careful work is needed. This is because the effectiveness of CBT treatment depends on how careful workers are in helping clients to generalise behavioural and cognitive learning to ordinary social situations (Payne,
This strategy is often used in social care settings such as prisons to rehabilitate the offenders. A mentor or befriender would be the best way to combat loneliness however a counsellor would be a better way to combat emotional distress. A counsellor would be able to establish the reasons for the distress and create an action plan whereas a befriender is a companion to help make things more bearable. Also a counsellor would be more experienced in the fields concerned, also having the knowledge to advise which services are best. The appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication for jargon would be to ensure that if a letter is sent that the language used is appropriate and in ‘layman’s terms’, likewise in verbal
The theoretical orientation that is a foundation for this writer is the Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. This writer will discuss Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as her primary approach in terms of techniques, goals, therapist/client relationships and concepts. Other concepts, such as Carl Roger’s Person Centered Therapy will be blended into this writer’s orientation. This writer recognizes client’s are more likely to cooperate with therapy interventions if they feel they are in control of their direction of treatment and the therapist is genuinely interesting in their
I found that using certain skills such as paraphrasing, reflecting feelings, summarising, challenging and asking open questions to explore options were required to form a therapeutic alliance between my client and me. Despite using these skills effectively, certain situations evoked anxiety during the session. Hovarth and Symonds (1994) believe teamwork between therapists and client is the key element of a therapeutic alliance. It provides a safe environment for clients to explore themselves, a relationship where the client’s key issues are explored,
Caring is the moral ideal of nursing whereby the end is protection, enhancement, and preservation of human dignity” (Watson, 2007, p. 29). With this idea in mind, the assessment tools aforementioned can be used by the nurse or physician to protect, enhance, and preserve human dignity (Watson, 2007). The Beck Depression Inventory, one of the most widely used instrument, was designed to measure the severity of depression in adolescents and adults. An important use of the Beck Depression Inventory is examining the specific items as significant information about a person's experience of depression. The validity of the Beck Depression Inventory is understood to have good levels of validity mainly because the scale is derived from a clinical theory of depression, and it has a high degree of
Through learning, we can become better equipped to handle stress in a constructive manner. The use of psychotropic drug therapy for depression allows us to get past the overwhelming feelings of sadness and despair. It helps relieve stress about feeling depressed and affords the cognitive therapy a better chance for success. The two treatments together provide the clout necessary to beat a potentially devastating
The technique that was used in this session was Psychoanalytical orientated and I think that is the best approach to use with Stan. It will allow Stan to trust the therapist more and to open up about what is really bothering him instead of just getting by with what he has to say so the session can end. With this technique the therapist places more
Nevertheless, Beck’s categorization still provides invaluable cues to cognitive therapist in identifying cognitive errors. Once distortion thoughts have been identified, therapist can form a goal-orientated treatment by encouraging his/her patient to gather evidence that against these thoughts, and thus eliminating cognitive errors. Application of Cognitive Therapy in PTSD Cognitive therapy is one of the techniques that aim to reduce PTSD symptoms. By altering one’s cognitive error, PTSD patients can assign new meaning to traumatic event and also learn to manage re-experiencing symptoms, thus enhancing one’s social and occupational functioning level. In order to achieve these therapeutic goals, Clark and Ehlers (2004) proposed that a specialized cognitive therapy for PTSD should contain two progressive phrases, which namely Trauma and Disorder Focused.
Beck's approach became known for its effective treatment of depression. CBT works by focusing how you think about yourself, the world and other people - how what you do affects your thoughts and feelings. CBT can help you to change how you think (cognitive) and your actions (behaviour), it works in the here and now problems, and not the causes of your distress. CBT has been proven to work well with anxiety, depression, panic, phobias and post traumatic stress. CBT may use group sessions of therapy as can PCT, CBT helps you look at the problem as a whole but break it down into smaller more manageable parts.
Effective treatments in Behavioural therapy Cognitive Behavioural therapy is psychotherapy based on problem solving, it is known to be a highly effective mental health treatment method and has been proved to tackle anger issues, depression and anxiety disorders. As well as tackling mental health issues it has been made known to deal with medical conditions such as hypertension, chronic pain and fibromyalgia. Another type of highly effective psychotherapy is behavioural therapy which focuses on ways to help change and gain control over unwanted behaviours. This psychotherapy is based on classical conditioning which was developed by Ivan Pavlov and it is also based on the principles of operant conditioning developed by B.F Skinner. This treatment