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cognitive behavioral therapy research effectiveness

Cognitive behavioral therapy research effectiveness has been proven to work.  For instance, it has been well documented that this type of therapy proves effective for individuals with obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD).  Another article here.  

"one particular type of psychotherapy has proven especially effective in alleviating depression in young people:  cognitive behavior therapy or CBT." -

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What is CBT ?
"Cognitive-Behavior Therapy is devoted to the relief of human suffering using methods that have been shown to work. The latest in scientific advances are used to design personalized treatments in a culturally sensitive manner. In CBT the therapist and client work together to determine the goals for therapy, the agenda for each session, home practice between sessions, the usefulness of each intervention, and how long to continue therapy."

What is CBT used for?
"Because CBT is based on broad principles of human learning and adaptation, it can be used to accomplish a wide variety of goals. CBT has been applied to issues ranging from depression and anxiety to the improvement of the quality of parenting, relationships and personal effectiveness."

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy may also be used to treat insomnia, body image, depression, social phobia, other phobias and many other human conditions.

Cognitive behavioral therapy is effective and can be customized to meet each individual's needs.

One method, a step-by-step, skill simplifying, repetitive and reward-giving approach of cognitive behavioral therapy can be used with many learning disorders.  One mentioned above is OCD.  Another is autism.  

Article on Dr. Albert Ellis (1913-2007), The originator of cognitive-behavioral therapy.  "Dr. Albert Ellis, died July 24, 2007 at his home in New York City." -

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