The cognitive model concentrates on thoughts and beliefs
Ellis- The ABC model claims that disorders begin with an activating event leading to a belief about why this happened. This may be rational or irrational. The belief leads to a consequence. Rational beliefs produce adaptive consequences irrational produce maladaptive.
Beck- Beck identified a cognitive triad of negative, automatic thoughts linked to depression: negative views about themselves. About the world. About the future.
Cognitive therapies try to change faulty…