We have been having some great discussions lately over at the REBT-CBT Forum Yahoogroup. Thm raised an honest and important question and was kind enough to allow me to re-post it here. Thanks, Thm! His question and my response follows. Your follow-up comments and questions are encouraged and welcomed. 5,541 total views, 5 views today Originally posted […]
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We have been having a fascinating discussion that I reckon is best framed as “Do anti-depressant medications work?” 6,657 total views, 9 views today Originally posted 2013-08-06 19:00:08.
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Q: The intense Mr. X writes about a pattern of trying to “put 10 pounds of shit into a five pound bag,” that is, making unrealistic plans, and then feeling frustrated, and anxious about not accomplishing what he set out to do. Sound familiar? 221 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.
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“You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.” ~Albert Ellis This one really pisses some people off, especially those who are quite invested in thinking about their depression as “genetic” and “inherited.” 974 total […]
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A loyal reader complains of being “depressed about nothing in particular.” Sound familiar? 5,177 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2014-07-16 06:50:09.
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A loyal reader asks about managing job burnout What a great topic! There is an expectation that has become common since the 1960’s that work is “supposed” to be fulfilling, satisfying, fun, even meaningful . . . 6,060 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2013-06-25 02:53:25.
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Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.” ~David Burns, author “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” […]
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“Much of what we call emotion is nothing more or less than a certain kind – a biased, prejudiced, or strongly evaluative kind – of thought.” ~Albert Ellis, Rational Psychotherapy and Individual Psychology 1,737 total views, 4 views today Originally posted 2016-03-08 20:20:42.
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