In therapy circles, there is a mode called Dialectical Behavioral Therapy . As a type of behavior therapy, it aims to give the person seeking therapy skills to navigate through everyday life and relationships by modifying their behavior. DBT is often called in for those who suffer from intense, negative emotions and react quite badly … Continue reading The Importance and Effects of Opposite Action
It's well after sunset where I am, and a number of things have been on my mind lately. Namely, the ethics of being a mentally ill person. How should one define one's behavior when in the grips of a depressive episode, or during a panic attack, or even when we simply feel more anxious than … Continue reading Late Night Thoughts…
For those who feel like they suck at meditating or if you feel stressed during or after!
The other day I was having a discussion with a client about how life get's really hard sometimes. You know those moments where something rough happens, and you think to yourself, "jeeze, I really hope that nothing like that ever happens again." You made it through, but it beat the crap out of you and … Continue reading When Things Get Difficult
I just read this great post from Yes and Yes on self sabotage under the guise of "self care". Y'all should take a look!
All fun things, I'm sure. Last week I put forward the leading ideas behind how our minds influence our disorders - essentially how we may self-perpetuate our anxiety and depression. Let's do something about that, yes? One of the leading resolutions is psychotherapy. (highly recommended link) CrashCourse has a great video on the different schools … Continue reading Behavioral and Psychological Therapies and Self Care
Hello, friends! Regular followers might have noticed a distinct lack of a post this morning... My schedule has been out of sorts recently and I neglected to make time to finish this week's post. (I'm aiming to get it up come Monday at the latest, fear not.) Because of this, and some other things that … Continue reading Reworkings and Other News