ERIC Number: EJ673661
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pathway to Efficacy: Recognizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as an Underlying Theory for Adventure Therapy.
Gillen, Mark C.
Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, v3 n1 p93-102 2003
Adventure therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy share elements, including transformation of distorted thinking patterns, a focus on current and future functioning, consideration of the counselor-client relationship, and the use of stress in the change process. Recognizing cognitive behavioral therapy as an empirically sound theory underlying adventure therapy will increase understanding of adventure therapy's effectiveness. (Contains 30 references.) (TD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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