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    DBT Online

    I am currently working in a secure mental health unit in which group therapies have stopped due to COVID-19. We are looking at the possibility of delivering DBT and other group therapies (VOTP etc...) online due to COVID-19 restrictions. Has anybody converted their DBT program to online or...
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    Will visiting a psychologist help my situation?

    Hello, I don't even know how to start this but here goes... So pretty much all my life I've been apathetic (or simply don't know how to properly react) toward everyday situations (Long story short, I was an abandoned orphan with very limited social interaction with outside world until I was...
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    Could Electro-convulsive Therapy be a cure for depression?

    Ian Reid, a psychiatrist at the Royal Cornhill Hospital in the Scottish city of Aberdeen, has treated people with severe depression for 25 years. “It’s a very nasty illness, depression,” he says. “I have worked with people who have cancer and depression, and more than one of them has said, ‘If I...
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    Psycoanalytical therapy for the therapist.

    After years of helping others does the therapist get tired and need personal therapy themselves? I understand the outside help of the therapist is to observe and not (feel or equate the emotion on themselfs). But wouldn't the therapist now be more equal to the patience if the thearpist had the...
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    Future Psychological therapy Thoughts on this. pljames
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    Is there a form of therapy...

    Is there a form of therapy where the client is deliberately not validated by the therapist? I'll start with this question for now and see how the thread develops.
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    What is the psychological 'change agent' in or out of therapy?

    We cannot create change on demand. Serendipity is not a acceptable answer. People want to 'change'. Is there a secular version of 'born again' phenomenon? I'm 'casting a wide net' with this question; self-help books promise change, how effective are they? I'm looking for the "mechanics or...
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    what types of therapy help to comfort someone

    ones that they can use independently to be self-soothing?
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    Theory and Nature of Metacognitive Therapy by Adrian Wells

    Theory and Nature of Metacognitive Therapy by Adrian Wells available on amazon Adrian Wells Metacognitive Therapy Thoughts don’t matter but your response to them does. Everyone has negative thoughts and everyone believes their negative thoughts sometimes. But not everyone develops...
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    music therapy

    was wondering what the job opportunities are like in music therapy? how much is the salary? etc.
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    questions about therapy and being normal defining normality

    I've started reading up on psychology and some questions have come to mind. mind you I am not gender bashing I am simply trying to get a general feeling of people. 1. What is the ratio of patients that seek psychological help for "problems of living" (Wikipedia quote) i.e not...
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    The problems with Psychological Therapy today

    The prevalence of mental health disorders in this country has nearly doubled in the past 20 years. Who is treating all of these patients? Clinical psychologists and therapists are charged with the task, but many are falling short by using methods that are out of date and lack scientific rigor...
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    End of therapy

    Recently I stopped therapy. I have gone for 5 years and the results have been great. Tons of internal work, self development and so fourth. got a handle on trauma and changed the way I orient in terms of self as well as self and other. The change has been more than significant . the reason I...
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    Research into online Cognitive Behavioral therapy positive

    If you're feeling depressed but can't see a professional in person, the next best thing may be instant messaging, according to a new British study. New Study Shows Remote Counseling Online Can Have Mental Health Benefits Online counseling appears to be an effective strategy for some patients, a...
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    Transactional Analysis TA 5 stages of therapy

    This is based on Christine Lister-Ford's (2002) model, which describes the process of therapy and what you might experience in a Transactional anlaysis model of psychotherapy. 1. The client tells their story, important information is gathered, and the practitioner and client develop their...
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    Cognitive therapy and Winnie-the-Pooh

    Cognitive therapy and Winnie-the-Pooh "Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could...
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    Writing as a form of therapy

    I've been taking a Creative Writing course as a required additional writing class. So far we've been doing sonnets, free verse poems, and creative nonfictions. I've found that writing, whether it is dark and painful or bright and joyful, offers such a great form of release. Before this class...
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    Aaron Beck talks about Cognitive Therapy and Freud

    i found another video that i thought people here would be intersted in. it is only a short clip of about 9 minutes, i would really appreciate if anybody knows where the clip came from. it consists of Aaron Beck and some other doctors talking about cognitive theory, freud and psychoanalysis...
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    talking about the past in therapy

    What are your Impressions on this scenario A young man has had a difficult time in his past. He has carried around some painful experiences that have caused him problems in his past. for some time he has been working on his problems with a therapist. the man has gotten to a point where he...
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    What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy CBT?

    Definition of cognitive therapy Cognitive behaviour therapy is an action oriented form of psychosocial therapy that assumes that maladaptive or faulty thinking patterns cause maladaptive behaviour and "negative" emotions. Maladaptive behavior is behavior that is counter productive or...