CBT (also known as Evidence-Based Therapy) is extremely effective in treating addictions as it focuses on containing the client and giving him/her tools to support recovery.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is considered among the most rapid in terms of results obtained.
What enables CBT to be briefer is its highly instructive nature and the fact that it makes use of homework assignments, which may include journaling.
There is a specific agenda for each session. Detailed techniques and concepts are taught during each session.
CBT focuses on the client’s goals