Justin Bieber engaged

It's been a while since I wrote about Justin Bieber. The last time I wrote about him, he was not in a good place, going to jail for racing with another driver, getting into a trouble after another..well, we all go through that when we are young, right? Well, that's…

the Six core therapeutic process of act

the six core therapeutic processes in ACT are contacting the present moment, defusion, acceptance, and self-as-context, values, and committed action. Before we go through them one by one, take a look at the diagram in figure 1.1 which is light heartedly known as the ACT hexaflex. This diagram differs from…

Part 4: Listen / Reflect / Intervene

  Introduction Key concepts the basic technique of psychodynamic psychotherapy can be divided into three steps: -listening -reflecting -intervening Although we don't usually think about it, talking to another person involves a three-step process. We listen to what the other person has to say, we process what we have heard,…

Informed consent and setting goals

Key concepts Before beginning a psychodynamic psychotherapy, the therapist and patient should -Discuss treatment recommendation and alternatives in order to obtain informed consent -Discuss and set realistic goals for the treatment Informed consent in psychodynamic psychotherapy Talking to patients about why you are recommending psychodynamic psychotherapy but also discussing potential…

Beginning the treatment

Introduction Key Concepts The beginning of a psychodynamic psychotherapy is also called the induction phase. The important goals of this phase are: -Discussing teatment recommendations and alternatives in order to obtain informed consent --Setting goals for the treatment --Setting the frame --Establishing boundaries --Developing a therapeutic alliance During this phase,…

Identify your higher power

and make yourself feel more powerful.. Whether you believe in one God, many gods, a divine universe, or the goodness that exists within each human being, having faith in something bitter and more powerful than yourself can often make you feel empowered, safe, and calm. this is what people mean…

Doing the opposite of your emotional urges

There are good reasons for feeling whatever it is you feel. Even when they are painful, your emotions are legitimate and valid. The larger problem is emotion-driven behavior, because acting on emotions often creates destructive outcomes. Letting anger drive you to attack with words can disrupt your relationships. Letting fear…

Emotion exposure

Facing your emotions instead of avoiding them is a major goal of DBT. Step 1: begin keeping an Emotion Log so you can become more aware of specific emotional events and how you cope with them Under event, write down what precipitated your feeling. Triggering events could be internal-a thought,…