Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse

In this clip from a recent 3-day workshop at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dr. Aaron Beck discusses how CBT can be used to treat substance use disorders. Dr. Beck explains how the generic cognitive model can be applied to specific situations, such as when a patient is faced with a craving. He also describes the process of coping with cravings via experiential CBT treatment.  Beck Institute will be hosting its first ever CBT for Substance Abuse workshop this year.  For more information visit our website.

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  1. Colin Kreidler
    Colin Kreidler says:

    Many substances can bring on withdrawal-an effect caused by cessation or reduction in the amount of the substance used. Withdrawal can range from mild anxiety to seizures and hallucinations.Drug overdose may also cause death…-,,

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