(Answered) NURS 6650 Week 5 Discussion:Week 5: Solution-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy

To prepare:

  • Review the media, Johnson Family Session 3, in this week’s Learning Resources and consider the insights provided on CBT in family therapy.
  • Reflect on your practicum experiences with CBT in family and individual settings.

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By Day 3

Post an explanation of how the use of CBT in families compares to CBT in individual settings. Provide specific examples from your own practicum experiences. Then, explain challenges counselors might encounter when using CBT in the family setting. Support your position with specific examples from this week’s media. (Media is The Attached transcript)


Discussion Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Family Settings versus Individual Settings

As described by Dobson and Dobson (2018), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is short-term psychotherapy whose key focus is to modify one’s attitude, emotions, and thoughts for improvement of behavior.  CBT can be used on an individual client or on a group, e.g. family. Individual CBT is mainly used to reduce harm and improve behaviors for clients with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Family CBT is also short-term and focused on the solution…..Please click the icon below to purchase full   solution at $5