This post explores the Other-Directedness domain schemas of Approval Seeking, Self-Sacrificing, and Subjugation and the impact that these schemas have on anxiety.
This blog explores the many factors that contribute to growth and healing in the context of counseling and therapy.
This post explores Vulnerability to Harm schema, which often plays an integral role in provoking feelings of anxiety and dread in clients with chronic experiences of anxiety. This post provides techniques for retraining the amygdala and overcoming irrational thoughts that provoke and maintain chronic anxiety.
This post compares the personality trait of authoritarianism to the schema Punitiveness and offers useful tips for dealing with the schema of Punitiveness.
This post explores the challenges of coping with COVID or other situations which have a high level of uncertainty. Post encourages individuals to explore their feelings and needs and practice naming them. Additionally, this post questions the American value of self-sufficiency and whether that is helping individuals to ask for help or get their needs met. Tips are provided to assist individuals in exploring their thoughts and feelings about their capacity to ask for and accept help from others and how this impacts their self-image.
This post explores the Psychological concepts of Enmeshment and Boundaries and how they impact relationships. Post encourages self-reflection and offers tips for overcoming behaviors that reinforce enmeshment.
This post explores the Psychological principles of Cognitive Consistency and Schema and the impact they have on relationships and Mental Health.