Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) is one of the few forms of psychotherapy that has been scientifically tested and found to be effective in hundreds of clinical trials for many different disorders. In contrast to other forms of psychotherapy, cognitive therapy is usually more focused on the present, more limited in duration, and more problem-solving oriented. In addition, patients learn specific skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. These skills involve identifying distorted thinking, modifying beliefs, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors." Excerpted from https://beckinstitute.org/get-informed/cbt-faqs/. Check out this webpage for loads of information about CBT from the psychologist and associates who are credited for the development and testing of this widely used therapy.