Tags » CBT

It's okay to not understand your anxiety

I don’t think I was told I had anxiety for a long time. I was positive I had depression. I felt down, was sleeping all the time and had no interest in doing anything. 823 more words


The Curse and Blessing of Anxiety

One of my friends sent me this meme recently along with the text, “It made me think of you because you harness anxiety’s power more than anyone I know.” I loved it and thought it was hilarious. 1,683 more words

Individual and couple’s therapy are offered. No in-person intake process. It’s unclear what the modality is, though they offer short-term (>20 sessions) and long-term.

Website: accessinst.org…

11 more words

Behavioral Therapy: A Casual Update

Over the last couple months, my therapist and I have been working on a lot of different things which she classifies as behavioral therapy.

We started with learning to identify emotions, having to journal everything I did that day and how it made me feel since we discovered I’m not good at identifying emotions besides “I feel awkward” or “I feel overwhelmed”. 595 more words

'Mental' vs. 'Physical' Illness

Over 21 million Americans had diabetes in 2012 (American Diabetes Association). In addition to its impact on the individual, the disease was responsible for $69 billion in economic costs due to lost productivity. 485 more words

Guest Bloggers

Social Comparison and Its Negative Consequences

About a year ago, a friend contacted me out of the blue as he was having a hard time busting out of a slump. He had been down for a couple of months and just could not seem to lift his spirits no matter how hard he tried. 712 more words


On common unhappiness

In Studies on Hysteria (1895) co-wrote with Breuer, Freud wrote about “transforming your hysterical misery into common unhappiness”. What is common unhappiness and what can we take from it that can help us to better understand the way we suffer? 592 more words