Monday, February 26, 2018
Supporting Men > Therapy

Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-clarity/201802/the-courage-show 5. Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change. Uncertainty is difficult to tolerate so we have a natural tendency to create stories that help us feel certain and feel safe. It’s important to realize that these narratives aren’t necessarily correct. Scarcity, fear, and vulnerability motivate

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Treatment Options for Obsessive Behaviour

https://www.wsj.com/articles/think-youre-addicted-to-sex-here-are-treatment-options-1513615688 Sex therapists believe that problematic sexual behavior has many underlying causes (and is often a combination of several). It could be the symptom of a mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Or it could arise from personality issues, such as a drive to seek risks. A

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#Psychotherapy #important #conditions #no #effective #pharmacotherapy

Psychotherapy is important because some conditions have no effective pharmacotherapy treatment available, medication can be contraindicated, and the patient may not want to take medication. Most importantly, most patients have social and interpersonal problems accompanying Axis I disorders either as the source of or the consequence of the illness, said

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#Uber #helps #mental #health #issues

Uber helps those with mental health issues – what are they left with now? http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlOKQkDY http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/uber-ban-tfl-lifted-drivers-gig-economy-regulation-safety-mental-health-illness-wellbeing-depression-a7965796.html But my research suggests that Uber has been providing a valuable – and currently irreplaceable – service to those living with mental ill health. Anyone who’s suffered from depression knows the physical, mental and emotional strain of

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#Mental #health #patients #taught #magic #boost #self-esteem

Mental health patients being taught magic tricks to boost self-esteem. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw1aCqmjY http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/01/mental-health-patients-taught-magic-tricks-boost-self-esteem/ “So I thought why not try it with people with mental health problems. I saw how doing simple tricks can improve self-confidence and esteem if they do them for nurses and other patients. I did a magic workshop at a

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#MIsery #Sex #Addict ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/love-and-sex-in-the-digital-age/201709/what-is-it-be-sex-addict Michael started looking at pornography when he was 11 to escape the dysfunction of his chaotic home life, sometimes “borrowing” his father’s dirty magazines, other times searching for free porn on the Internet. Over time, his sexual forays escalated in both time and intensity. By the start of high school,

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#Dysfunctional #Parenting #Causes #Codependency

Check out @PsychCentral's Tweet: https://twitter.com/PsychCentral/status/892848625046265856?s=09 Parenting is unreliable, inconsistent, and unpredictable. There never is a sense of safety and consistency, allowing children to thrive. The majority suffer emotional, if not physical abuse, and thus carry issues of trust and anger about their past, sometimes directed at the sober parent, as well.

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