Anxiety

If you have problems with anxiety or stress, part of the issue will be “conditioned” physical spikes in response to certain triggers. Triggers can be all sorts of things. For example, if you’re feeling depressed,...

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Comprehensive CBT for Health Anxiety Workbook produced the the Health Dept of Western Australia. Consists of 9 Modules. Get it here – Free Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Health Anxiety Self Help My therapy clients with...

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Social Communication: Quick Tip

November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Using the Primacy and Recency Effects To Your Advantage What Are the Primary and Recency Effects? If people are presented with a list containing lots of items and asked to recall as many items as...

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This article contains a very basic version of the instructions for a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) technique called “Situation Exposure” I’m going to use an example of how I used this in my own life...

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This is 5 min mindfulness exercise for reducing stress that’s a favorite amongst my therapy clients. It’s especially good for people who pay too much attention to their internal sensations (for example, people with panic...

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CBT Techniques – The Thought Record

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you like this post, get loads more examples of simple CBT techniques This is example of a Disputing Thoughts Record – a common CBT technique. This is my version of a CBT technique called...

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Sex and Anxiety

September 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Some of the clients who come to see me for anxiety (who are often in good relationships) report not having had sex for a looong time (often years). For example, people with panic disorder often...

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How to Build Self Confidence

September 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

This article describes a simple, practical technique for How to Build Self Confidence. If you want to know why this works, you can read that section at the bottom of the article. The example I’ve...

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The Benefits of Worrying (250 words)

August 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Often we do the things we do because of hidden payoffs. What’s a hidden payoff of worrying? Worrying protects us from having to do problem solving. Think about it…. 🙂 If I said “Would you...

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Free Task Management Download

August 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

I made a free download people can use for prioritizing tasks. You can view it online here. To download it so you can use it however you please, click the link above, go to the...

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