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CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is a great treatment; although it is one of the better types of psychotherapy as far as the ability to research and prove how effective it is. As of yet, there is no consistent research that proves CBT can help reduce drinking. 12 step programs (AA/NA) are the best proven treatment for drinking...but CBT could possibly help. It can definitely help anxiety.
A great self help book written from a CBT perspective is "Feeling Good" by David Burn, MD. Here are some other links to help explain CBT:
Let me know if you need more info. Good luck.
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