Cognitive psychotherapy - is a form of a structured, short-term, policy-oriented, symptomatic-oriented strategy for stimulating the transformations of the cognitive structure of the personal “I” with evidence of transformations on the behavioral level. This direction generally refers to one of the concepts of modern cognitive behavioral studies in psychotherapeutic practice.
Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy studies the mechanisms of perception by an individual of circumstances and the personality’s thinking, and contributes to the development of a more realistic view of what is happening. Due to the formation of an adequate attitude to the events that occur, a more consistent behavior is born. In turn, cognitive psychotherapy is focused on helping individuals find solutions to problem situations. It works in circumstances where there is a need to search for new forms of behavior, build the future, fix the result.
Techniques of cognitive psychotherapy are constantly used at certain phases of the psychotherapeutic process in combination with other methods. The cognitive approach to the defects of the emotional sphere transforms the point of view of individuals into their own personality and problems. This type of therapy is convenient in that it is harmoniously combined with any approach of a psychotherapeutic orientation, it is able to complement other methods and significantly enrich their effectiveness.