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Relational Frame Theory: Foundations of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (+PDF)

What is Relational Frame Theory? A Psychologist Explains (+PDF)

12 Apr 2018
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Have you ever thought about the amazing ability of humans to create associations between words—which are really just arbitrary combinations of sounds—and objects, events, and complex ideas? Other species are able to make simple associations, but our ability surpasses theirs by leaps a
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22 Emotion Regulation Worksheets & Strategies: Improve Your DBT Skills

21 Emotion Regulation Worksheets & Strategies: Improve Your DBT Skills

05 Feb 2018
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In popular culture, there is an odd yet oddly persuasive idea: that we are not in control of our emotions. We feel how we feel, regardless of what is happening around us or how much we’d like to control our feelings. You can see this idea played out in movies, television shows, books,
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Positive Trauma Therapy: PTSD & Post Traumatic Growth (PTG)

Positive Trauma Therapy: PTSD & Post Traumatic Growth (PTG)

02 Jan 2018
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“Trauma doesn’t have to defeat you. It can be a perfect opportunity for growth. Don’t just make a comeback. Use it as a catalyst forward.” – Matt McWilliams What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. I’m sure you’ve heard this saying before. Maybe you totally agree with this statement,
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What is Evidence-Based Therapy: 3 EBT Interventions

What is Evidence-Based Therapy: 3 EBT Interventions

28 Oct 2017
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The push for Evidence-Based Therapy is a movement in psychology that aims to track the efficacy of treatment plans so that clients only undergo treatments which have been proven to work. This article will cover what Evidence-Based Therapy is, how it relates to the idea of evidence-bas
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Emotion Focused Therapy: Understanding Emotions to Improve Relationships

Emotion Focused Therapy: Understanding Emotions to Improve Relationships

28 Oct 2017
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The term “Emotion Focused Therapy” may sound a little redundant. After all, what kind of therapy ignores the client’s emotions? A therapy that ignored the emotions of those who participated will probably not be very effective. While many other kinds of therapy focus on the emotions of
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What is Solution-Focused Therapy: 3 Essential Techniques

What is Solution-Focused Therapy: 3 Essential Techniques

28 Sep 2017
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Imagine this scenario: You work at a company that produces widgets. You’re at an important business meeting, and you’re there to discuss some problems your company is having with its production. At the meeting, you explain what’s causing the problems: The widget-prod
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Reality Therapy: Constructing Your Future One Choice at a Time

Reality Therapy: Constructing Your Future One Choice at a Time

31 Aug 2017
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Needs – we all have them, and we all have many different kinds of needs. Of course, sometimes what we think are needs are actually “wants;” however, depending on the philosophical perspective, the needs category may cover more than you would imagine. Let’s think of all the basic needs
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Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: Adapting Your Thinking to Improve Your Life

What is Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy? (+4 REBT Exercises, PDF)

31 Aug 2017
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Imagine you are going to see a therapist or counselor. You’ve been having trouble dealing with stress, or maybe you’re struggling with some difficult emotions. Perhaps you have a diagnosed mental disorder and you’re having trouble keeping it in check. You sit down in the therapist’s o
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8 DBT Worksheets (PDF) + 12 Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills

14 Mar 2017
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an interestingly named treatment. With no prior knowledge of what it is, it would be hard to figure out what it is a treatment for! If you’re as lost as I was when I first heard the term, then you’ve come to the right place. In this piece, you will lear
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How Does Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT) Work?

01 Mar 2017
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) encourages people to embrace their thoughts and feelings rather than fighting or feeling guilty for them. It may seem confusing at first, but ACT paired with mindfulness-based therapy offers clinically effective treatment. After all:  Running aw
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MBSR Techniques: 8 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercises

MBSR: 25 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercises and Courses

19 Feb 2017
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We all deal with stress on a daily basis, whether we’re old or young, large or small, lofty thinkers or practical doers. Even the most practiced meditator and the yogi who radiates peace experience this inevitable aspect of the human experience. “Reality is the leading cause of stress
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What is MBCT? + 28 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Resources

07 Feb 2017
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The thoughts, feelings, and emotions that we experience every day shape the nature of our reality. “Our life is what our thoughts make it” –Marcus Aurelius Countless hours have been spent debating and discussing the implications of quotes like this from Roman Emporer and philoso
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