Understanding CBT and it’s EfficancyJuly 10, 2014
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has been identified as the gold standard therapy approach for managing many psychological difficulties including depressed mood. CBT focuses on improving mood through the implementation of a range of strategies including activity scheduling, problem solving, goal setting, thought challenging and mood monitoring.
Attached is a paper substantiating the benefit of CBT for managing psychological difficulties including unipolar depression.
Empirical-Status-of-CBT: a review paper on CBT.
In addition to being implemented via face to face therapy sessions, a number of International trials have substantiated psychological therapy programs delivered online, including CBT (i.e. e-therapy).