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Can You Use CBT for OCD?

Can You Use CBT for OCD?

If you are suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the current COVID-19 situation has probably only made it worse. You might be looking for ways to make your life easier, move livable. And you might have heard about CBT or cognitive behavioural therapy....

When and Where to Look for Family Therapy in Dublin

When and Where to Look for Family Therapy in Dublin

In a perfect world, all families are happy and problem-free. But, in reality, that is rarely the case. Often families suffer from issues and unresolved emotional situations that, if kept unchecked, can only grow.  If you are looking for family therapy in Dublin then...

How Does Person-Centred Therapy Work?

How Does Person-Centred Therapy Work?

Person-centred therapy, also called Rogerian therapy, was developed by an American psychologist Carl Rogers. He took a then different approach to therapy from a classic authoritative model to a more emphatic and encouraging therapeutic process. It meant recognising...

CBT Therapy for Anger Management-Does it Really Help?

CBT Therapy for Anger Management-Does it Really Help?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, commonly referred to as CBT therapy, is a kind of talk therapy. It lays emphasis on the present and focuses on how your thought process affects your feelings and, ultimately, your behaviour.  With CBT, you are able to cope with problems...

A Few Tips on What to Share With Your Depression Therapist

A Few Tips on What to Share With Your Depression Therapist

One of your first great steps, if you are feeling depressed or you are feeling something that might be described as depression, is to see a depression therapist. Now, your journey won’t be easier just because you made a conscious decision to ask for help and get...

What is Family Systems Theory?

What is Family Systems Theory?

You can approach family counselling in many ways and one of those ways is family systems therapy. Through my counselling services, I apply systems thinking as a central part of family therapy.  When we apply systems theory to a collection of individuals who are...

What is Psychodynamic Theory in Simple Terms?

What is Psychodynamic Theory in Simple Terms?

The psychodynamic theory started as psychoanalysis when Sigmund Freud was looking for a way to not only create treatments for mentally ill people but also understand human behaviour. Since then, there have been many theories, ideas, and approaches to treatments, and...

Can You Perform CBT Therapy on Yourself

Can You Perform CBT Therapy on Yourself

When you visit a therapist it is often because you need help with an emotional or mental issue. Maybe you are feeling depressed, anxious, angry, etc. And while I am here to help you, my job isn’t to heal you, nor could I do that even if I tried. This is sometimes...

What is Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy and How Does it Help

What is Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy and How Does it Help

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy or MBCT was developed by three therapists, Zindel Segal, Mark Williams, and John Teasdale. They were looking at upgrading cognitive therapy and combined it with a program called mindfulness-based stress reduction. What followed was...