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psychotherapy

  1. CClarey

    Newly diagnosed

    Hey guys, I was diagnosed with BPD a week ago. Only just got meds for it and haven’t started my intense psychotherapy yet (I could be be waiting months). It took 6 months to see anyone and get diagnosed so don’t know how much longer it’ll be for treatment.. any ideas on how to cope will be...
  2. S

    Should I change my therapist?

    I have been seeing the same therapist since 2012 and I feel it's time to change. Part of me feels like I have discussed all I can and explored all the things I'm willing to explore - but at the same time...I suppose there are things that it doesn't feel okay to discuss there. I don't know if...
  3. speckles

    Saving psychotherapy for ed sufferers

    It is ed awareness week next week in the U.K. It seems ironic that at the very same time psychotherapy is being removed from inpatient units where patients are held under the mha I have already posted this petition on line here already and some have signed which is great . There is now 1000 but...
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    Have we overestimated the effectiveness of psychotherapy?

    Have we overestimated the effectiveness of psychotherapy? – Research Digest
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    An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy

    An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy: It is Not a ‘Cure’
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    Contemporary Psychotherapy

    Contemporary Psychotherapy, Informative, Inquisitive, Independant "With the professional community of psychotherapists and counsellors in mind, Contemporary Psychotherapy aims to be progressive, inquiring and creative, to encourage interactive debate with its international readership and to...
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    Curing Schizophrenia via Intensive Psychotherapy

    Curing Schizophrenia via Intensive Psychotherapy - Mad In America "The following is the text of Dr Steinman's presentation at the ISPS (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) 15th annual meeting in Boston, MA, USA on October 16, 2016. I believe that, in the...
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    Spiritual Healing

    Eben Alexander Spiritual Healing "Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist James Carpenter has written an interesting article in Aeon addressing the scourge of the misuse of antipsychotic drugs in developed countries. In so doing, he opens the conversation to points I often make to medical...
  9. A

    What is psychotherapy like?

    Hey guys, could anybody explain what psychotherapy (the process) is like?
  10. S

    AsPD and Psychotherapy?

    My psychiatrist recently hinted at the fact me having AsPD, however he gave me an "official diagnosis" of "severe" adult ADHD to not "have anything negative" on my medical records. I know I can't be fully honest with him as I am motivated to lie to get the medications i want (which he must know...
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    The International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy

    May be of interest to some - ExistentialPsychology.org https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Existentialism
  12. J

    I can't go on.

    Hey guys. Without further ado... It's been almost ten years since our breakup. I betrayed her. I showed cowardice. I couldn't stand up to the force when it was absolutely necessary, and my life has been Hell ever since. Five years I've been waning off my guilt with alcohol and illegal drugs (up...
  13. pepecat

    Why French kids don't have ADHD

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/suffer-the-children/201203/why-french-kids-dont-have-adhd In the United States, at least 9 percent of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for...
  14. T

    Is psycotherapy good or harmful ?

    hi,i am tusar. i have been suffering from generalized anxiety disorder since 2011. in 2011 and 2012 i went to doctors but could not eat medicine for unbearable side effects. from 2013 i have eating medicine advised by a psychiatrist. but there is no improve of my anxiety. but why? i read a lot...
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    Nondual Wisdom and Psychology Conference

    Probably of zero interest to anyone here - But still - http://www.ciis.edu/public-programs-and-performances/public-programs-events/nondual-wisdom-conference-sp16 Welcome to Nondual Wisdom Conference! Realization as Resource: Trauma and the Heart of Healing Conference Details The theme of...
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    The McMindfulness Craze: The Shadow Side of the Mindfulness Revolution

    The McMindfulness Craze: The Shadow Side of the Mindfulness Revolution In case we had any doubt after watching Anderson Cooper on "60 Minutes," mindfulness is the new yoga - and we are in the midst of a mindfulness revolution. It's been embraced by celebrities, business leaders, politicians and...
  17. amathus

    Are Narcissists Born Not Made? Article.

    There’s a saying that some artists or masterful musicians and craftsmen are “born, not made.” In some ways, our DNA imprints much of our future personalities and talents into our human form, but some paths that are followed are created by us, not born into us. Narcissism is one of those traits...
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    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...
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    Integrative Psychotherapy for Schizophrenia: Its Potential for a Central Role in Recovery Oriented Treatment

    Integrative Psychotherapy for Schizophrenia: Its Potential for a Central Role in Recovery Oriented Treatment Paul Lysaker and David Roe have made this current article in the Journal of Clinical Psychology available on Researchgate (an easily joined, free web site): Integrative Psychotherapy...
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    Talk Therapy Linked to Changes in Brain Activity

    Talk Therapy Linked to Changes in Brain Activity Talk therapy has long been associated with symptom and behavioral changes, but new research shows that it may also lead to neural changes in the brain. The recently published research found that transference-focused psychotherapy (TFP) was linked...
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