Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Archives

Setting Boundaries in Addiction Recovery Using CBT

By |2022-03-14T19:30:21+02:00March 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Personal development, Treatment|

Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and, really, a healthy life. Setting and sustaining boundaries is a skill. Alcohol and substance use addiction recovery can be a long and challenging journey. If you are reading this and you are currently on that journey, I would love to take some time and provide you with some [...]

6 Signs of Enmeshment & What to Do

By |2022-02-28T21:06:23+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What is Enmeshment? As relational beings, we have the core desire to love and be loved. This desire is inherently GOOD, but certain factors can cause this desire to become distorted. One way love and connection can become distorted is through enmeshment. Enmeshment is when the lives of two or more people become so intertwined [...]

CBT for Relationship Anxiety

By |2022-02-22T16:35:10+02:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety|

Defining Relationship Anxiety We, as humans, are thought to be social beings.  Most of us are reliant on having relationships with friends, family, and acquaintances. For those individuals who have an interest in dating, a romantic relationship become a major component for social interaction. Relationships can provide a sense of comfort, as well as, a [...]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and How to Work Through it

By |2022-02-17T18:53:04+02:00February 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

What is SAD? After the excitement of the holiday season ends and we begin a new year, Winter can begin to feel like a drag.  We find ourselves dreaming of warmer weather and craving breaks from our daily mundane routines. While experiencing bouts of sadness in any season can be completely normal, those who deal [...]

The Stigma on Men’s Mental Health & How to Combat This

By |2021-06-23T23:48:37+02:00June 17th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Treatment, Wellness|

The stigma surrounding mental health has impacted society by impacting individuals who are suffering from these illnesses. These individuals are often afraid to disclose this information to others, oftentimes believing that something is wrong with them for dealing with these disorders. Stigma in mental health includes social stigma, self-stigma, professional stigma, and cultural stigma. When [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health and How to Prevent a Negative Influence

By |2021-06-24T16:57:09+02:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Social Anxiety, Wellness|

Living in a society that is so intertwined with social media, it can make it hard not to find ourselves comparing our appearances, careers, and lives in general to other people. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Online dating profiles, Youtube Channels, Tiktok, and the vast number of additional social media sites, there is an obscene [...]

Best Coping Skills To Combat Anxiety

By |2021-05-28T16:56:49+02:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Panic attack, Social Anxiety, Stress|

Anxiety is a normal response to stress, which involves a feeling of fear of what is to come. This is a natural reaction for one to experience, however, when this response becomes severe or constant, that is when it can turn into a disorder. Anxiety can be a helpful response by controlling impulsivity, regulating the [...]

Self-Harming behaviour: The act of harming or inflicting pain to oneself

By |2020-11-05T16:23:59+02:00April 29th, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

Have you seen someone slashing, cutting, inflicting pain to himself or herself? In the starting phase of my clinical career I was awe-struck and shocked one day. I saw a teenager bleeding profusely. He had self-mutilated his wrists and hands…neither once, nor twice but multiple times. Frankly speaking, I could not take up that case [...]

An introduction to “psycho-diagnostics”

By |2020-11-05T16:26:08+02:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health, Treatment|

Confused by reading the title??? Psycho-diagnostics is nothing but the way through which psychologists diagnose different mental health problems. Either you or your loved one have a mental health issue or you are keeping good health. Both ways a sound knowledge of psycho-diagnostics is going to help you. Today, we are faced with varied situations [...]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): The Clinical Perspective

By |2018-09-04T16:49:40+02:00April 17th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental Health|

“Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.” 
― Charles H. Spurgeon 24/7 anxiety about anything and everything…in technical terms this is known as “Generalized Anxiety Disorder” (Acronym: GAD). There are times when you would feel anxious about certain event like an examination, a presentation, a blind date or [...]

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