2. What is Positive CBT?

  1. Fredrike Bannink

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch2

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

How to Cite

Bannink, F. (2012) What is Positive CBT?, in Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch2

Author Information

  1. Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119952701

Online ISBN: 9781118328941

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Keywords:

  • positive CBT, consumer's perspective of therapeutics;
  • psychotherapy, first and foremost a relational one;
  • shortcomings of the problem-solving paradigm;
  • CBT in business/government/coaching/conflict management;
  • problem-solving model, in identifying cause/removing it;
  • designing outcomes, as open ended ones;
  • dissatisfaction of clients/professionals over problem-focused models;
  • clients' abilities/strengths, in helping to bring change;
  • “strengths perspective” and positive psychologists;
  • positive CBT on clients' operant behavior in well-being

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shortcomings of the Problem-Solving Paradigm

  • Towards a Strengths and Solutions Paradigm

  • Notes on Learning Theory

  • Changing Role of the Therapist

  • Differences Between Traditional CBT and Positive CBT – An Overview