Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) focuses on challenging and changing unhelpful cognitive distortions or behaviors, improving the ability to regulate emotion and the development of coping strategies that target solving current problems. 

The goal of CBT is to look at a person as a hole and decide what can be altered. 
CBT is successfully being used for: 
Anxiety

Schizophrenia 

Prevention of mental illness

Addiction 

Eating Disorders 

Mental Disorders