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  1. S

    Individual Counseling Caused My Thought Broadcasting and Mind Reading Delusions

    Individual Counseling Caused My Thought Broadcasting and Mind Reading Delusions Individual counseling caused my thought broadcasting and mind-reading delusions about other people. Because I had to tell the therapist what was on my mind all the time. Before that, I did not have ANY delusions...
  2. J

    Unable to stop doing things which can get you in trouble.

    Does anyone exhibit stalker behavior when a significant loved one, family member, or friend ceases to talk to you? The person exhibiting the behavior knows it is wrong and dangerous but they do it anyways. Partly because of the excitement it generates coupled with moments of seeing the...
  3. S

    My take on Voices

    As I see it, everyone has watchers. These watchers for the majority are silent - they listen but do not interact with the individual for the majority of the time. Certain events, thoughts or actions of the individual will sometimes trigger watchers and they can become more visible to the...
  4. A


    I've been bumped to the top of the DBT waiting list after last weekend's events, I start 5th February instead of 3-6 months like usual. There's always a silver lining! Is anyone doing DBT? How are you finding it? I know the basics as I've already done emotional coping skills twice. How hard is...
  5. cpuusage

    Mental health is not a function of the individual

    Mental health is not a function of the individual - https://blog.blinkandhum.com/?p=41 Having been a student of psychology formally since I was 13 years old, I’ve long been fascinated with a particular question about mental wellness that might simplistically be seen as a nature vs. nurture...
  6. T

    A mental health message...

    Hello! I'm a medical student and want to be a psychiatrist. I also suffer of a mood disorder (cyclothymia), and have clear traces of some personality disorders. (Don't we all?) I just wanted to say that medicine is not a perfect science (far from it), and that classifications don't matter...
  7. cpuusage


    i find myself in far more agreement with Hinduism about the existence of the Soul & some of their Cosmology. than i do with Buddhism. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C4%80tman_%28Hinduism%29 i like & agree with certain aspects of all religions/spiritual systems, & disagree with other aspects.
  8. cpuusage

    The Universal Equilibrium

    https://satorirei.com/2016/02/11/the-universal-equilibrium/ Nothing in the universe, or multiverse, is created randomly. There is an equilibrium ever present, connecting all things in a higher field of Consciousness and self-manifestation. Everything is interconnected. There are no isolated...
  9. iusedtobeapanda

    Hello. first post :)

    Hello everyone! My name's Jess, I'm new here and I greet you all with my first post. So the name's Jess, I like all types of music, I am open-minded, love writing and to study psychology. I love helping people, so of course I'd be open to giving any advice I can and in returning the favor you...
  10. amathus

    What does 'good mental health', mean to you?

    The World Health Organisation says: 'Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.'
  11. cpuusage

    Reflections on How We Think About and Respond to Human Suffering, Existential Pain, and Traumatic Injustice

    Reflections on How We Think About and Respond to Human Suffering, Existential Pain, and Traumatic Injustice Reflections on How We Think About and Respond to Human Suffering, Existential Pain, and Traumatic By Norbert A. Wetzel, ThD, MFT, NJ lic. psychologist Featured Blogs January 8, 2016...

    Types of Anger

    Anger is a completely natural emotion that we all experience. Despite this fact however it can still be unpleasant and lead to irrational behaviour and impaired judgement, potentially resulting in emotional or physical pain. While some forms of anger are perfectly healthy and normal then...
  13. valleygirl

    Crisis Chat is Offline

    I don't want to call a crisis line because I'm crying too hard to be coherent. Why is it so hard to get help when you need it. I only have 6 more sessions with my therapist because she's private practice and I can't afford any more therapy and my parents have already payed for therapy for 1...
  14. cpuusage

    Flowing Wakefulness

    Flowing Wakefulness The story of individual metamorphosis is no longer an isolated event, but an integral part of global transformation on a collective level. For many, though, the impact of awakening is an ambivalent experience accompanied by shadow of doubt at being unable to withstand, at...
  15. Gajolene

    The difference between CBT and DBT

    What’s the Difference Between CBT and DBT? | Psych Central Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the most commonly practiced forms of psychotherapy today. It’s focus is on helping people learn how their thoughts color and can actually change their feelings and behaviors. It is usually...
  16. Fairy Lucretia

    im done

    my mummy died my aunty has cancer loads of other stuff has happened i cant cope with now my sisters partner has lost his licence because of diabetes and she cant visit me anymore or take me to see my aunty while she is in hospital and i had a support worker assesment today they dont think...
  17. Kerome

    Jiddu Krisnamurti on deprogramming

    “Our consciousness has been programmed for thousands and thousands of years and we have been conditioned, programmed, wired…to be, to think as individuals. To think as separate entities struggling, struggling conflict – from the moment you’re born until you die. We are programmed to it. We have...
  18. T

    Lied to therapist :(

    Hi... I've been in group therapy for 18 months and have now moved to individual therapy with my key worker from that group. When I started, I kept a massive part of my life secret - I don't know why, it's not a bad thing but it is a big part of my life and it's so complicated now, I feel like...
  19. M

    Feel myself becoming more iirtable / bitter / angry

    I've always loved people....... Speaking to people, being with people, making people laugh (or trying) and smile, putting other people first, being nice to people etc but recently I've found myself becoming more bitter towards people - how selfish and ignorant / arrogant people are, how cruel...
  20. Gajolene

    Scitzophrenia and Scitzoaffective disorder what's the difference?.

    I get this all the time from people where I live telling me that JS and JD are or "Have the same thing" "Well they both hear voices don't they?" Or I've heard of that "They are all Paranoid and dangerous" Those people couldn't be more wrong people really don't have a clue and cling to the...