Tag: cognitive behavioural therapy

Common Problems that lead to counselling

Common Problems that lead to counselling

There are many common problems that lead to counselling, and the reasons are as varied as the many predicaments and life circumstances that exist for all people. Everyone has something that is causing them some sort of distress. Relationships, a difficult boss, an inability to 

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 

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 

This one thing stifles your happiness

This one thing stifles your happiness

You may not believe it but there is only one thing stifles your happiness. This one thing has the power to create heaven or hell for you. There is nothing else as powerful. When you think about it, if this thing has so much influence 

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 

5 Ways to Support Your Mental Health

5 Ways to Support Your Mental Health

An important part of keeping healthy is taking care of your mental health.    There is no magic answer for how to stop feeling depressed or anxious. But there are rituals that you can work into your everyday life to help improve your mental health 

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT

  Maddi Crease describes DBT and explains how it has helped her more than other therapies. As a young woman who’s been in the mental health system for over six years, including inpatient admissions, I’ve had my fair share of therapy. From talking about the 

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan

The foolproof mood-boosting plan is made up of seven simple ways to feel happier now. You can choose to feel happier with your lot in life without tons of money, a romantic partner, or any other things that might be on your wish list. Self-improvement