Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) consists of 12 to 15 sessions. The primary objective is to enable patients to become their own therapists. This is achieved by teaching them strategies and tools to objectively analyze and restructure their thoughts.
- Mr. Johnson successfully learned to independently manage his thoughts and reduce anxiety through cognitive processing therapy, leading to significant improvements in his PTSD symptoms.
- The therapy enabled Mr. Johnson to reevaluate and accept his actions during a traumatic event, alleviating feelings of guilt and responsibility.
- Post-therapy, Mr. Johnson experienced a substantial improvement in daily functioning, occupational considerations, and family engagement, illustrating the broader impact of CPT.