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Depression: A Cognitive Therapy Approach

Arthur Freeman, EdD
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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
Cognitive Therapy comes to life in this reenactment of a 20-session course of therapy. Arthur Freeman illustrates the foundations and key techniques of cognitive therapy in a way that's enriching and easy to follow. Edward Crane blames his depression on his wife, who he says abandoned him by going back to school. 'I shouldn't feel this way!' he exclaims to Freeman in moments of frustration. Freeman begins by helping Edward focus on short-term, workable goals instead of outward blame. Through the 20-session course of therapy, Edward learns to distinguish between situations, thoughts, and feelings, and to reframe his belief of "I need to be taken care of," to instead "I get angry when I feel incompetent." Freeman works with Edward to develop ways to feel independent and self-sufficient so that he can begin to enjoy time by himself and not feel so angry and abandoned when his family is not around. Keywords: depression, major depressive disorder, cognitive, therapy, Arthur Freeman, Freeman, CBT, behavioral, behavior, behavioural, behaviour, SSRI, antidepressants, antidepressant, Counseling, counselling, Social Work, Social Worker, Therapy, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy.net, Therapist.--Supplied by publisher.
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Featured expert: Arthur Freeman.
Release Date
2009
Language
Closed captioned
Notes
Title and description from publisher metadata.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Recording Info
Originally produced by Psychotherapy.net in 2009.
Publisher no.
1094900 Kanopy
Description
1 online resource (1 video file, 71 minutes) : digital, sound, color
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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