Lesson 6: Managing Cravings And Urges - Slide 3
Cognitive Skills Are Taught In Rehab To End Distorted Thinking
- The relapse prevention model stresses the role of skills, reasoning, and perception in reducing negative emotions and conflict
- Why do we feel the way we
feel and act the way we do?
- Because of what we
think and believe to be true...
- Relapse is a response to negative thoughts and emotions
- To reduce relapse it is important to look at the way you process information using what you believe to be true
Pg. 1, “ Cognitive Therapy Techniques, a practitioner’s guide,” Robert L. Leahy, The Guilford Press, New York, 2003
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