Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Comparing Group, Family, and Individual Settings
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There are significant differences in the applications of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for families and individuals. The same is true for CBT in group settings and CBT in family settings. In your role, it is essential to understand these differences to appropriately apply this therapeutic approach across multiple settings. For this Discussion, as you compare the use of CBT in individual, group, and family settings, consider challenges of using this approach with groups you may lead, as well as strategies for overcoming those challenges.
Review the videos in this weekâ€™s Learning Resources and consider the insights provided on CBT in various settings.Â
By Day 3
Post an explanation of how the use of CBT in groups compares to its use in family or individual settings. Explain at least two challenges PMHNPs might encounter when using CBT in one of these settings. Support your response with specific examples from this weekâ€™s media and at least three peer-reviewed, evidence-based sources. Explain why each of your supporting sources is considered scholarly and attach the PDFs of your sources.
Resources and Â videosLearning ResourcesRequired Readings (click to expand/reduce)American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.)Nichols, M., & Davis, S. D. (2020). The essentials of family therapy (7th ed.). Pearson.
Chapter 9, â€œCognitive Behavioral Family Therapyâ€Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2020). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (3rd ed.). Springer Publishing.
Chapter 8, â€œCognitive Behavioral Therapyâ€ Â Chapter 21, â€œPsychotherapeutic Approaches with Children and Adolescentsâ€ pp. 793â€“802 onlyChapter 22, â€œPsychotherapy with Older Adultsâ€pp. 840â€“844 onlyRequired Media (click to expand/reduce)Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. (2018, June 7). CBT for couples [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZH196rOGscMedCircle. (2019, December 13). What a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) session looks like [Video]. YouTube. PsychExamReview. (2019, April 30). Cognitive therapy, CBT, & group approaches (intro psych tutorial #241) [Video]. YouTube.Â