This post explores the Other-Directedness domain schemas of Approval Seeking, Self-Sacrificing, and Subjugation and the impact that these schemas have on anxiety.
Tag Archives: change
Change: A Million Little Things
This blog explores the many factors that contribute to growth and healing in the context of counseling and therapy.
Putting the Pieces Together: ACTing to Embrace the Life You Have
This post explores Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT Therapy, and how expectations and disappointments can keep us trapped in negative cycles and prevent us from embracing the life we have.
Milestones after Midlife: Experience and Generativity
This post explores the concepts of midlife crisis and Stagnation and Generativity and assists individuals in exploring expectations and needs during midlife.
Priorities: Goalkeeping is Key
This post explores the necessity of defining priorities when setting goals and making decisions. Decision-making should be done by evaluating highest-priority goals and making choices that move us towards those goals.
Punitiveness: Moral Conviction or Self-Infliction?
This post compares the personality trait of authoritarianism to the schema Punitiveness and offers useful tips for dealing with the schema of Punitiveness.
Resiliency: Naming the Catalyst
This post explores the concept of resiliency and how obstacles and difficulties can actually act as catalysts for increasing resiliency and growth.
Schema: Don’t Be a Puppet at the Mercy of Your Past
This post defines schema and explores Schema Therapy and the impact of schema and narrative on how we practice owning our stories.
Expectations and Fairness: Can You Tell the Difference?
This post explores the potential to blame others when we are not intentional about differentiating between our own expectations and the perception of unfairness and fairness in actions of others.