Tag: CBT

Therapy for codependency

Therapy for codependency

What is codependency? Codependency signifies an unhealthy attachment in a relationship. Therapy for codependency is often the only way to change the unhealthy patterns. Often, one person is clingy and needy and wants to merge with their partner. Low self esteem and insecurity is at 

Manage depression with therapy

Manage depression with therapy

  People who suffer from depression tend to be introspective and don’t manage depression effectively. They attribute all failures to their own shortcomings/inadequacies and all successes are attributed externally. By this, I mean that they often do not give themselves credit for any success in 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for trauma CBT can be used for all sorts of problems ranging from anxiety, depression to post-traumatic stress disorder. I found this brilliant summary of CBT and have copied it below: The Secret of Overcoming Verbal Abuse: Getting Off the 

Good advice for a happy new year

Good advice for a happy new year

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Buddha I seem to spend an inordinate amount of time looking for ‘mental fixes’ and sure-fire actions to make life happier, smoother and more peaceful. However, no matter how hard I try I 

Super self confidence

Super self confidence

    5 Tips for Super self confidence I am in a very fortunate position in that I meet a lot of clients from different walks of life with many varying stories. I am always fascinated about  where they have come from, the experiences that 

What is Compassion focused therapy?

What is Compassion focused therapy?

    What is Compassion Focused therapy? Compassion-focused therapy is an integrated and multi faceted approach that draws from evolutionary, social, developmental and Buddhist psychology, and neuroscience. One of its key concerns is to use compassionate mind training to help people develop and work with 

Lockdown survival kit

Lockdown survival kit

IMAGINE a way to improve your life and your mental health day by day. This is what this post is about. Since Covid-19 emerged, we have lost our sense of control over our lives. Many have lost their jobs, even more are working from home 

What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

What to Look for When Choosing a Therapist

What to look for when choosing a therapist can vary greatly. What may be fine for you may not be fine for another person. There are a few things you should look for in order to make sure the therapist you choose is someone who 

6 Tips In Dealing With Pain – Emotional Or Physical

6 Tips In Dealing With Pain – Emotional Or Physical

A common mistake of those who are suffering from physical and emotional pain is that they immediately assume the two are not connected when, in fact, they have a lot more in common than one might think. Did you know that physical and emotional pain 

The cause of anxiety

The cause of anxiety

    The cause of anxiety In cognitive behavioural therapy, we refer to the anxiety equation. The anxiety equation shows the cause of anxiety: Overestimation of the threat ____________________________________  =  Anxiety Underestimation of ability to cope Anxiety is always caused by our overestimation of the