Imagery · Uncategorized

Imagery: the visitor with an answer

You have a burning question. There’s something painful in your life, and you stay awake long into the night looking for an answer. It's urgent, and the emotion is killing you. Maybe it’s a daughter who uses drugs.  Or you’re coping with an illness, stuck with out-of-control anger, or trying to decide whether to drop… Continue reading Imagery: the visitor with an answer

Mood and anxiety · Therapy · Uncategorized

Cognitive therapy: mind conquers mood

"The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude." -- Oprah Winfrey Cognitive therapy (CT) is a powerful technique therapists use to help their clients deal with life's tougher moments.  It's used worldwide to help individuals overcome psychiatric problems like phobias, depression, anxiety, personality disorders,… Continue reading Cognitive therapy: mind conquers mood

Psychosis/Schizophrenia · Uncategorized

Have you ever been told your reality was defective?

Understanding Psychosis. "Schizophrenia [like psychosis] cannot be understood without understanding despair." --R.D. Laing According to the latest definition in the Merriam Webster Online Dictionary, psychosis is a “fundamental derangement of the mind (as in schizophrenia) characterized by defective or lost contact with reality especially as evidenced by delusions, hallucinations, and disorganized speech and behavior.” Have… Continue reading Have you ever been told your reality was defective?