Minal Mahtani (left), who uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help people with obsessive compulsive disorder in Hong Kong,  with Judith Beck, daughter of psychiatrist and developer of CBT Aaron Beck.
Minal Mahtani (left), who uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help people with obsessive compulsive disorder in Hong Kong, with Judith Beck, daughter of psychiatrist and developer of CBT Aaron Beck.
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Cognitive behavioural therapy alters the way you behave by changing the way you think about your life

  • Aaron Beck died in November, aged 100, leaving behind a valuable legacy in the form of cognitive behavioural therapy, now used globally in mental health care
  • Our interpretation of a situation, not the situation itself, triggers reactions was his breakthrough idea; CBT changes behaviour by altering the way we think

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Minal Mahtani (left), who uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help people with obsessive compulsive disorder in Hong Kong,  with Judith Beck, daughter of psychiatrist and developer of CBT Aaron Beck.
Minal Mahtani (left), who uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help people with obsessive compulsive disorder in Hong Kong, with Judith Beck, daughter of psychiatrist and developer of CBT Aaron Beck.
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