Socratic questioning helps depression

Study is the first to show that depressed patients see substantial improvements in their depressive symptoms when their therapists use a technique called “Socratic questioning”. Science Daily

Justin D. Braun, Daniel R. Strunk, Katherine E. Sasso, Andrew A. Cooper. Therapist use of Socratic questioning predicts session-to-session symptom change in cognitive therapy for depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 2015; 70: 32