Meaning of “cognitive therapy” in the English Dictionary

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"cognitive therapy" in British English

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cognitive therapynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɒɡ.nɪ.tɪv ˈθer.ə.pi/ us /ˌkɑːɡ.nɪ.t̬ɪv ˈθer.ə.pi/ also cognitive behavioural therapy, CBT

a treatment for people suffering from mental illnesses that tries to change the way they think

(Definition of “cognitive therapy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)