TFCBT is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy which is a therapy built on the premise that thoughts determine actions/ behavior.
Put extremely simply the client/child/adolescent is taught and then practices thought change in order to create a new outcome in this case behavioral change.
TFCBT is an intervention is used to address the bio-psycho-social needs of children/adolescents who have experienced traumatic life experiences. It combines trauma-sensitive interventions with cognitive behavioral therapy.
The child and the parents are educated in ways to process trauma, managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors related to the trauma such as relaxation and coping strategies.
Safety, parenting skills and family communication are enhanced during this process.