Tag: cognitive behavioural therapy

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 

Are you psychologically flexible?

Are you psychologically flexible?

I devised a questionnaire to help you figure out how psychologically flexible you are. Psychological flexibility spans a wide range of human abilities to: recognize and adapt to various situational demands; shift mindsets or behavioral repertoires when we realise that our current ways of doing 

How your thoughts distort reality

How your thoughts distort reality

There are many instances where an individual’s thoughts represent an inaccurate view of reality. In fact, I have seen many clients who have thought one thing about a situation and when we have reviewed the evidence, we have both seen how the client’s thoughts have