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Table 2 Overview of the bouldering therapy sessions

From: A German climbing study on depression: a bouldering psychotherapeutic group intervention in outpatients compared with state-of-the-art cognitive behavioural group therapy and physical activation – study protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial

Session Topic
1 Introduction to bouldering and mindfulness
2 Physical feeling and the body’s centre of gravity
3 Healthy handling of limitations
4 Expectations and standards
5 Self-efficacy, achievements, and pride
6 Self-esteem
7 Fear and trust I
8 Fear and trust II
9 Social relationships
10 Problem solving, reflecting on lessons learned, and transferring them to daily life