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  • Behavior Therapies

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    Behavior Therapies The treatment of disorders (can be either mental or physical) by the use of either psychological needs or by the use of medicinal needs is called therapy. Therapy involves talking with a trained professional about things such as symptoms, problems, and understanding one's self. Therapists help patients in many ways: · Help patients understand and cope with their illnesses. · Empathize with their patients and help them understand why they behave the way they do. · Help

  • Behavior Therapy

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    Dr. Siang-Yang Tan describes and explains the use of prayer and scripture during cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT). He explains that there is empirical evidence of CBT for treatment of a variety of disorders. The article discusses how behavior therapy is divided into three major waves: traditional behavior, CBT, and commitment therapy. Dr. Tan, then explains how to incorporate prayer, scripture, and a Christian approach, that he has developed, into CBT. Dr. Tan explains that there are eight

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

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    Cognitive Therapy Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is a form of therapy that puts an emphasis on our thinking rather than external influences. It is not a stand-alone or distinct type of therapy but is a more general term for many different types of therapies with similar qualities and approaches. Among these other approaches are Rational Behavior Therapy, Rational Living Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, and Dialectic Behavior Therapy. The idea behind CBT is that our thoughts, actions, and behaviors are caused

  • Client Centered Therapy and Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy

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    The character I chose for this case study is Elliot Stabler, a detective on the show Law and Order Special Victims Unit. The Detectives in the Special Victims Unit investigate crimes that involve sexual assault (Agnelli, 2014). The unit also deals with murder, abduction, robbery and child pornography cases. () Detective Stabler came from an Irish American Catholic Family. (Agnelli, 2014). He is a devout Catholic whose faith sometimes complicates the cases he worked on. (Agnelli, 2014). In his early

  • Behavior Therapy Reflection

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    Behavioral therapy focuses primarily on observable behaviors, noting causes and reinforcement for such behaviors. In behavior therapy, there are four key areas of development, classical conditioning, operant conditioning, social-cognitive theory, and cognitive behavior therapy (Corey, 2014, p. 234). The four areas of behavior therapy focus on how individuals have learned their behaviors, the enforcement that is maintaining the learned behaviors, and how to implement new, healthier behaviors in their

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

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    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a form of Cognitive Behavior Therapy created by Albert Ellis. REBT was one of the first types of cognitive therapies and was first called rational therapy. In 1959 the name was changed to Rational Emotive Therapy and did not get its current name, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, until 1992. REBT is based on believing that feeling upset is not caused by an event but rather our beliefs toward the event that upsets us

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

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    Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) is the vision of Dr. Albert Ellis. Dr. Ellis, 1913 – 2007, received his masters and doctorate from Columbia University in psychology (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.). Dr. Ellis is no stranger to mental illness nor the effects that mental illness on the family unit. Dr. Ellis’s described his mother as “self-absorbed with bi-polar disorder” (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.) and his father as “emotionless and distant” (Abrams & Abrams, n.d.). Dr. Ellis parent’s inattention

  • History Of Behavior Therapy

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    History of Behavior Therapy Behavior therapy begun in the late 1900’s, but it did not gain popularity as an established psychological approach until the 1950’s and 1960’s. This is due to the pioneering works of a number of brilliant men. Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936), John B. Watson (1878-1958), B.F.Skinner (1904-1958) and Joseph Wolpe (1915-1977) are just a few of the brilliant minds who have made significant contributions to the development of behavior therapy. Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov in

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

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    Cognitive Behavior Therapy Cognitive Behavior Therapy for body image has been proven an effective way to improve body dissatisfaction. It has been applied to persons with eating disorders, obesity, body dysmorphic disorder, and normal weight, all of whom harbor negative feelings toward their bodies. It is critically important to target body image for specific treatment, as negative feelings about one's body are often a major precipitous to eating disorders. What is body image? Body

  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

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    the psychological scene, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) has the potential to become a helpful addition to Christian counselors’ perspectives. Albert Ellis, who introduced the theory in 1956 (Tan, 2011, p. 251), used his ideas about perception on himself to overcome social anxiety before he ever became a well-known theorist (Murdock, 2013, p. 274). His fierce and carefree attitude defines his lectures, his writing, and his techniques in therapy to the point where it becomes a weakness and