Cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in a residential treatment setting.

@article{Zappert2008CognitivePT,
  title={Cognitive processing therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in a residential treatment setting.},
  author={Laurel N Zappert and Darrah A Westrup},
  journal={Psychotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={361-76}
}
Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is an exposure-based protocol designed to reduce posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and challenge faulty beliefs and interpretations that prevent trauma survivors from coming to terms with their traumatic experiences. This article provides a brief summary of this treatment and the related literature and describes how the CPT protocol was modified to implement this treatment in this study's setting. Also provided is a discussion of various… CONTINUE READING