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Positive Statements For Self-Esteem…

Positive Statements For Self-Esteem…

Affirmations are simple, positive statements that can be repeated many times, in order to impress the subconscious mind and trigger it into positive action. In order to ensure the effectiveness of your affirmations, try to repeat them with on a daily basis conviction and remind yourself of […]

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How Can I Actively Challenge My Beliefs? Cognitive Therapy Can Help…

How Can I Actively Challenge My Beliefs? Cognitive Therapy Can Help…

In many cases, depression actually is the result of habitual negative (automatic) thoughts. When bad things happen, we begin chastising ourselves with thoughts such as: I’m no good, I’m a total failure or Nothing ever goes my way. Our feelings follow what we are thinking, and negative thoughts like these can […]

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Relaxation Methods can help with Depression and Anxiety

Relaxation Methods can help with Depression and Anxiety

I work with many of my clients who are depressed or anxious to substitute relaxation sensations for stress sensations…which can help set more favorable conditions for positive thinking. When people feel depressed, energy often declines and ordinary life stressors can seem impossible to manage. Simply putting yourself […]

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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Everyone seems to be talking about evidence-based practice and the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (“CBT”) these days…so I thought I would put together a post to review the basics of this form of treatment. CBT has become increasingly popular in recent years with both mental health consumers […]

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Turning Negative Thinking Into Positive Goal Setting

Turning Negative Thinking Into Positive Goal Setting

Setting goals is an important part of my work with clients. By sharing the goal development process with a therapist, or even a close friend if you don’t work with a therapist, can serve a few valuable purposes…there is someone with you to bear witness to your announcement and […]

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