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Visions Journal

A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy


PDF | Vol. 6, No. 1 (2009)

Cognitive-behavioural therapy, or CBT, is a type of talk therapy that helps you understand the relationship between your thoughts, behaviours and feelings. It’s the leading type of therapy for many mental health and substance use issues, including depression, anxiety, psychosis and problem substance use. This issue of Visions explores the history of CBT, current CBT practices and different approaches to treatment for different groups of people. You’ll learn how CBT works and you’ll see how CBT has helped people with different mental health problems.  As you read this issue, you may notice a distinct theme in many articles: despite the successes of CBT, it can be very hard to access this treatment in BC. We hope that this issue of Visions brings the problem of access to light and encourages you to learn more about this effective therapy.


Experiences and Perspectives

Alternatives and Approaches

Regional Programs

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