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...armful cognitions, which blends the two philosophies into one highly effective approach. Part of the human experience is making sense of one’s experience and drawing conclusions from the experiences to understand who we fit in. unfortunately, it is human nature to be hard on ourselves and when we are too hard on ourselves those conclusions could turn into cognitions that are harmful to one’s experience. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is fascinating and important because it can help people correct their harmful cognitions that are negatively effecting their experience. Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the theoretical orientation that I plan to base my career as a counselor on. There has been overwhelming research that points to the effectiveness of the therapy and is endorsed heavily by insurance companies making it a very effective and practical method to practice.
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