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Why Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?
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If you are a consumer

interested in learning about cognitive therapy or finding a good cognitive therapist, you have come to the right place. In recent years, cognitive therapy has become more and more widespread due to the many research studies that have shown it to be effective for a variety of disorders.

Many therapists now claim to practice cognitive therapy, but not all of them really do.



Not surprisingly, many therapists now claim to practice cognitive therapy, but not all of them really do. Some therapists may identify themselves as cognitive therapists even if they have not received thorough training in cognitive therapy, or even if they only use selected elements of cognitive therapy in their practices without actually “practicing” cognitive therapy. The Academy of Cognitive Therapy is the only certifying organization specifically for cognitive therapists that actually evaluates applicants' knowledge and ability before granting certification.