A client who’s recovering from alcoholism mentioned in a session that when she was anxious, she really, really, really craved a drink. We talked about how having a drink would affect her afterward—the shame and remorse she’d feel—and how, by drinking, she’d really, really, really be missing an opportunity to practice crucial life skills. Addictions […]
July 29, 2015 by iaedp
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Do you remember what middle school was like for you? If you’re like me, you probably try not to remember. Being a teenager is difficult.
Review by Mary Anne Cohen, Director of The New York Center for Eating Disorders Outsmarting Overeating: Boost Your Life Skills, End your Food Problems By Karen R. Koenig, New World Library, 2015. Karen Koenig is a psychotherapist, educator, eating coach and author of five books on helping people heal their eating problems. In all her […]
I first met Cami Julaine in the fall of 2011, at the X Factor USA premiere in Hollywood. We had initially connected on Twitter as we shared some common interests and knew we were both going to the event. Despite our huge age gap (I am 31, she is 18) we just clicked and hit […]
Thanks to Martin Seligman (founder of the movement called Positive Psychology), therapists have a much better understanding of three of the most common self-defeating habits/patterns of the mind. In response to challenging situations in our lives, we often fall into habits/patterns of thinking that are excessively: Personal Pervasive Permanent To illustrate, let’s take a look […]