Tag: Cognitive behavioral therapy

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 

The Indecisiveness of OCD

The Indecisiveness of OCD

You arrive at the restaurant, you sit down to look at the menu only to realise there’s more than one option. Time to panic, because we’re in the mind of someone with OCD, and here, there’s only one right choice to make, and choosing wrong 

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 

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure

Counseling is not a cure. It alleviates destructive behavioral patterns and helps you think differently but it won’t cure or completely eradicate your issues. Think about counseling as the drug that helps you manage symptoms of a disease, the disease being life. Think about it 

Manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You can manage anxiety with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Anxiety is a part of life and even a useful addition but too much anxiety can destabilise and overwhelm you. It’s not possible to eradicate anxiety completely. Many of my clients expect that Cognitive behavioral therapy will 

I’m terrified of getting ill

I’m terrified of getting ill

Health anxiety has increased since Covid-19 emerged. Find out ways to effectively reduce your health anxiety if you are terrified of getting ill

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy?

Do I need therapy? This is a question many people ask themselves during difficult times in their lives. When we begin to question our sanity or wonder whether we are being unreasonable, self-doubt can set in. When we feel we aren’t coping, we may start 

5 Benefits of Online Counseling for Mental Health

5 Benefits of Online Counseling for Mental Health

Nearly 44 million people in the United States, older than 18, suffer from a mental disorder each year. Anxiety and depression are two of the most common forms of mental disorders. These disorders can have negative impacts on your life and turn into larger problems 

The psychology behind hoarding

The psychology behind hoarding

Hoarding is a form of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Individuals feel the need to hoard things as a means of staying safe. It’s normal to have some degree of hoarding. I find it very hard to chuck old clothes and always think I may need them in