Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one type of psychotherapy. A therapist may use only CBT techniques, or CBT in combination with other types of psychotherapy. Psychotherapy may be used to treat depression on its own or in combination with antidepressant medications.
What does it involve?
CBT is a type of talk therapy. CBT sessions involve interacting with a mental health professional trained and licensed trained in using CBT techniques. CBT focuses on identifying and correcting negative ways of thinking that lead to depression. CBT can provide insight to view situations more clearly and teach more effective ways to deal with problems.
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