Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) in the treatment of phobias - why is it the most effective method
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... Behaviour Therapy Albert Ellis, the founder of cognitive behavioural therapies, once when asked about his depressing and traverse childhood said, he had learned to face his suffering by, “developing a growing indifference to that dereliction”. (Ellis, Abrams, & Abrams, 2009) It is with this belief that in 1957 he developed a new way of changing a client’s vanquished behaviours, one which challenged the clinical results of psychoanalysis. Cognitive reconstruction and rational perlustration, he believed were the base upon which fallacious, rigid and subjugated thoughts could be broken down through the use of emotive, behavioural and cognitive methods. This is how Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) was...