Alexander,a 16-Year-Old Adolescent,tells His Therapist That He Is a Failure

Question 72
Multiple Choice

Alexander,a 16-year-old adolescent,tells his therapist that he is a failure since he has been performing poorly in his new school.In response to Alexander's statement,the therapist asks him to explore other reasons for his failure such as adjustment difficulties with respect to his new school,lack of friends,and so on.According to this scenario,which of the following cognitive therapy techniques has been implemented by Alexander's therapist? A)Reattribution B)Distraction C)Examining options and alternatives D)Challenging idiosyncratic meanings