Definitions for "Cognitive restructuring"
A therapy that strives to help patients recognize maladaptive thought patterns and replace them with ways of viewing the world that are more in tune with reality. go to glossary index
a form of CBT (see above) that changes maladaptive or false beliefs and ways of thinking.
Any behaviour therapy procedure that attempts to alter the manner in which a client thinks about life so that he or she changes overt behaviour and emotions.