cognitive therapy

(KOG-nih-tiv THAYR-uh-pee)

A type of psychotherapy that helps patients change their behavior by changing the way they think and feel about certain things. It is used to treat mental, emotional, personality, and behavioral disorders. Also called CBT and cognitive behavior therapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cognitive therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "terapia cognitiva"

Tipo de psicoterapia con la que se ayuda a los pacientes a cambiar su conducta mediante el cambio de la forma en que piensan y sienten sobre ciertas cosas. Se usa para tratar trastornos mentales, emocionales, de personalidad y de conducta. TambiƩn se llama TCC y terapia cognitivo-conductual.