Prior to beginning work on this discussion please read pages 8 –  14 of the Bennett-Levy, Westbrook, Fennell, Cooper, Rouf, and Hackmann  chapter of the google book Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in  Cognitive Therapy (2004), the Weck article (2013), and theCombs,  Tiegreen, and Nelson article (2007). 

Choose a specific disorder from the following list.

Agoraphobia Anorexia or Bulimia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Depression Panic Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Specific Phobias (public speaking, heights, animals, etc.) Substance Abuse

For your initial post you will take on the role of a cognitive  behavioral therapist. Create a fictional client experiencing your chosen  disorder. Apply cognitive and behavioral theories to the client’s issue  to develop a cognitive behavioral experiment you might use with this  client. Describe in detail the specific  experiment you would create with your client to address the chosen  disorder. Your experiment should include both cognitive and behavioral  aspects. Use the first six of the seven steps for designing coginitive  behavioral experiments outlined on page 33 of the Combs, Tiegreen, and  Nelson article to organize your hypothetical experiment. Your initial  post should be a minimum of 350 words.