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Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Structured Questioning

As a beginning therapist, what are your thoughts about generating formulations on cognitive behavioral therapy, especially the process of structured questioning?

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for insight in the role of structured questioning in CBT. I am assuming that you are, by this stage of your studies, familiar with CBT and with structured questioning. For this task, I suggest using this simple outline:

1. On Structured Questioning in CBT - 100 words
2. Formulating Questions (ideas in relation to practice) - 150 words

This outline should yield 250 words that should cover what you need. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies.

AE 105878/Xenia Jones

On CBT & Structured Questioning

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT (Beck Institute, 2014) was developed by pioneering therapist Dr. Aaron Beck where as a talk therapy, "the therapist and the client work together as a team to identify and solve problems. Therapists help clients to overcome their difficulties by changing their thinking, behavior, and emotional responses". According to Packer (2011), in CBT, "therapists focus on teaching rational self-counselling skills. Counselling sessions rely on ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advice on the role of structured questioning and how such questions are used and formulated in CBT. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.