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Sometimes when people use avoidant coping it’s for the purposes of avoiding heavy duty emotions, however it’s also very common for people to use avoidant coping to avoid milder emotions like awkwardness. I very frequently...

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The most common core beliefs I help people change tend to fall into the following 3 categories. These core beliefs commonly underlie depression and anxiety. Helpless Core Beliefs such as: “I’m incompetent” “I’m needy” “I’m...

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Rumination – One Week Exercise

January 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s an idea for a behavioral experiment for people who ruminate (passively & repeatedly think about the causes or consequences of problems without moving to active problem solving. Often involves self-criticism). Prep: If you have...

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Short link for Sharing http://youtu.be/d1Jkz4YEebE Short link for Sharing http://youtu.be/s1zTERiowLM...

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CBT Techniques – The Thought Record

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is example of a Disputing Thoughts Record – a common CBT technique. This is my version of a CBT technique called ABCDE. ABCDE Disputing Thoughts Record Example Let’s go through a complete (fictional) example....

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