psychotherapy

June 17, 2015

Tackling Depression and ‘The Approval Addiction’

David D. Burns, M.D., first published “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” in 1980. Since then, the book has gone on to sell millions of copies […]
June 2, 2015

Living Happily, the Epictetus Way

Epictetus’ Strangely ‘Modern’ Psychology Although the field of psychology is more than a century old, its roots, arguably, can be traced back even further. Psychology, much like […]
April 21, 2015

4 Key Questions (and answers) about Depression

Described as the “common cold” of mental illness, depression affects millions of Americans each year. For instance, in 2005 – 2006, according to the Centers for […]
March 30, 2015

What Makes an Effective Therapist?

Many professionals may ask: What makes an effective therapist? Although no one answer to this question may emerge, there are, as it happens, approaches to therapeutic […]
March 18, 2015

How to Live ‘Rationally’: Using CBT and REBT to Tackle Self-Defeating Thinking

What does it mean to “live rationally”? This question has been around for a long time. Since the time of Plato and Aristotle more than 2,000 […]
December 23, 2014

Mindfulness Based Interventions: In Search of Empirical Support

“Mindfulness” has become the buzzword in psychological circles recently. Even the briefest of Google searches will lead to articles like, “The High Profile People Who Embraced Mindfulness, Meditation […]
October 28, 2014

Who goes to therapy?

There’s this idea floating around that only people with serious mental disorders go for therapy. I’m not entirely sure where this notion comes from – I would […]
October 23, 2014

Transference: Perception is in the eye of the beholder and we need to talk about it.

The client-therapist relationship is a very unique kind of relationship. The client bears their worries and their concerns – private details about their lives typically (or […]
October 5, 2014

How does therapy work?

That’s a good question. Most of us go to the doctor or the dentist starting from a very young age, so we grow up with something […]
July 8, 2014

Therapeutic Alliance Formation: CBT or Psychodynamic? An Empirical Investigation

Goldman et al. (2013) provides a unique voice to the ongoing discussion of effective psychotherapeutic techniques by way of an analysis of an integrative psychotherapeutic model. […]