THOUGHTS, FEELINGS, BEHAVIOUR
CBT is not just "positive thinking "
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy requires the person to recognise their thoughts, beliefs and attitudes that can be unhelpful and reframe them into healthier, more helpful ways of thinking.
It involves recognising unhelpful patterns of behaviour.
It involves the use of practical, self help strategies to bring about positive changes in quality of life.
This may involve learning skills and behaviour strategies such as:
The aim of CBT is not to eliminate upsetting emotions but to learn to respond to life's lessons in healthier and more helpful ways.