http://www.psychologylounge.com/how-to-forgive-a-cognitive-behavioral-model/ Change your story. Too often we have what is called a grievance story. We tend to tell this story to many people. It always ends with us feeling stuck and angry. Change your story. Change the ending so that it ends with a powerful and strong choice to forgive.Continue Reading

http://nationalpainreport.com/mental-health-chronic-pain-and-where-they-intersect-8835095.html Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a specialized form of psychotherapy, talk therapy, that has a very strong evidence base. Basically, it has been shown to outperform many other types of therapy, and reduce symptoms of distress in people with chronic pain. CBT has worked more effectively than opioids inContinue Reading

Face-to-face therapy best to treat binge eating disorder. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwpdDf0DU http://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-mental-eating-binge-idUSKBN1AI2MX?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNews About 1.9 percent of people around the world will have binge eating disorder during their lives, they add. “Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the most well-established treatment for adults with binge-eating disorder,” Hilbert told Reuters Health in an email. Self-help programs alsoContinue Reading

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2016/01/03/how-to-untangle-yourself-from-cognitive-traps/ Overgeneralization You have one or two negative experiences and think everything in the future will play out that same way. Ironically, in a self-fulfilling prophecy, you will this to happen, confirming your erroneous convictions. Shoulda, woulda, coulda You live in a “should” world — “I should have done this,Continue Reading

http://www.voanews.com/content/mht-psychotherapy-bests-light-therapy-for-sad-sufferers/3044245.html “Light therapy is a palliative treatment, like blood pressure medication, that requires you to keep using the treatment for it to be effective,” said University of Vermont psychology professor Kelly Rohan. “Adhering to the light therapy prescription upon waking for 30 minutes to an hour every day for upContinue Reading

http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/After-Freud-CBT-offers-hope-416038 Two of the pioneers of CBT were Jews – Pittsburgh-born psychologist Albert Ellis and University of Pennsylvania psychiatrist Dr. Aaron Beck. The long-lived Ellis (1913 to 2007) developed six decades ago what he called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Ellis is regarded as one of the founders of the cognitiveContinue Reading

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a common type of mental health counseling (psychotherapy). With cognitive behavioral therapy, you work with a mental health counselor (psychotherapist or therapist) in a structured way, attending a limited number of sessions. Cognitive behavioral therapy helps you become aware of inaccurate or negative thinking, so youContinue Reading