|psychol a form of psychotherapy in which the patient is encouraged to change the way he sees the world and himself: used particularly to treat depression|
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cognitive therapy n.
Any of a variety of techniques in psychotherapy that utilize guided self-discovery, imaging, self-instruction, and related forms of elicited cognitions as the principal mode of treatment.