a doctor talking to a patient and their loved one about cognitive behavioral therapy in addiction treatment

How Does Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Addiction Treatment Help?

Addiction treatment has made many strides over the last decades. Many evidence-based treatment options have proven to be effective in helping people overcome addiction. Cognitive-behavioral therapy was discovered in the 1960s as a way for doctors to help patients change their ways of thinking. During the session, doctors would help turn negative thoughts and behaviors…