cognitive therapy

noun

Definition of cognitive therapy

:psychotherapy that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones; especially :cognitive behavioral therapy abbreviation CT — compare behavior therapy

First Known Use of cognitive therapy

1970


Medical Dictionary

cognitive therapy

noun

medical Definition of cognitive therapy

:psychotherapy that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones; especially :cognitive behavioral therapy abbreviation CT — compare behavior modification

cognitive therapist

noun

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