ELLIS: REBT (AO1)
D- Dispute the irrational thoughts - is the infomation logical?
E- effects of disputing the thought - ask to go get proof about thoughts?
F- Produces new feelings - more positive thinking
Homework- Practise outside of therapy testing their irrational beliefs
Behavioural- Do more pleasureable activities
Cognitive- Rewards yourself as a human being
BECK: CBT model
Based on the cognitive approach that depression caused by faulty thoughts - therefore CBT aims to alter these faulty thoughts.
CBT - Tackle illogical irrational thoughts
1) Collaborative empricism - Patient and therapist - work together to set goals and work out what they want at the end of the therapy.
2) Reality testing - ge the patient to test their thoughts and bring evidence.
3) Homework - challenge their thoughts outside of the session
i session every 10 -12 days
ELLIS and BECK (AO3)
One major strength is that it`s used in health care today
helps people with a range of disorders: depression, anxiety, phobias useful for mental illnesses.
Therefore, it has practical applications - therapy works so has external validity.
CBT can be difficult
relies on the patient to chane their faulty thoughts - can be difficult as the patient needs to be willing. Moreover, t may not even be down to biology.
Therefore the therapy is limited
Can be long and expensive compared to drugs
one-to-one therapy, whereas drugs is a consultation once every few months. can be expensive as £100 a session and patient may need 8-20 sessions, compared to drug it cost the NHS more money.
However, in the long-term it`s cheaper as drugs tend to take longer.