Clinical diagnosis. Assessment of the problem and examination of the mental state of the patient.
Conceptualization of the problem – formulation of a case, common understanding of the problem by the therapist and the patient, who jointly define the mutual dependence of thoughts, feelings and behavior. Defining the goals of therapy.
Determining the order and time spent on achieving each goal.Planning techniques for working on the implementation of each of the goals – cognitive (focused on erroneous thinking patterns) and behavioral (aimed at changing behavior). Interventions aimed at achieving goals – reducing the intensity or eliminating key problems. Assessment of the effectiveness of the applied techniques of therapeutic work.
Preventing relapses and consolidating past achievements. Evaluation of the effectiveness of therapy.
End of therapy.