-The client will be asked directly about their thoughts and beliefs
-Client may also be given a diary to record thoughts and beliefs
The therapist would look out for what events made them have bad thoughts.
Get the client to DO stuff
1. Reality testing - do experiments to test their beliefs e.g. 'no one will speak to me' - make them start 3 conversations
2. Given behaviours to do - e.g. thought stopping and positive thoughts
These would teach them about how events lead to thoughts and outcomes etc.