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The neuroscience of Perception in fun quotes…

The neuroscience of Perception in fun quotes…

In the interests of continuing to be a magpie that picks up shiny accessible cognitive science, and packages it in tasty bites for you to add to your ‘thinking skills’ – I have transcribed a number of ‘quotes’ by the character of Dr. Daniel Pierce, a crime-solving genius neuroscientist in the TV show Perception. The … Continue reading

‘People are not their behaviors…’ a CBT worksheet

‘People are not their behaviors…’ a CBT worksheet

A quick and powerful Cognitive Behavioural Training theory and application worksheet for great well being. “People are not their behaviors, their behaviors are just something they do sometimes.” Do you often get angry at people? This lesson will help you to build awareness of how you are explaining people’s behavior to yourself, and to consider whether you … Continue reading

Seasonal Affective Disorder and CBT…

Seasonal Affective Disorder and CBT…

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): is a type of depression that occurs during a particular season – usually winter – and is thought to be caused by a neurological anomaly due to the lack of light. Treatment has traditionally been with ‘lightboxes’ (light therapy / phototherapy), where sufferers are routinely exposed to artificial light that can … Continue reading

The Albert Ellis Irrational Beliefs Table

The Albert Ellis Irrational Beliefs Table

Become your own therapist through literally learning ‘how to be happy’ through applying rational thinking skills. Cool yourself down into a moderate calm thinker with the renowned and powerful Albert Ellis rational thinking table. Use it. Love it. If you accept the theory that our brains have been cobbled together by evolution, and are not … Continue reading

A CBT look at the language of ‘battling demons’…

A CBT look at the language of ‘battling demons’…

What is your self talk? Is it overly dramatic and causing you over upsetness? Modern psychotherapy does not believe that anxiety and depression are ‘just chemical’ – and it recommends learning how to develop awareness and management of your ‘attributional style’ – (how you explain the world to yourself through your thinking, either positively or … Continue reading

CBT and Feeling Good Dublin Ireland – Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide…

CBT and Feeling Good Dublin Ireland – Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide…

CBTandFeelingGood.com – CBT Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide… FIGHT OR FLIGHT – So.. we now know your body joins in on the fun when you’re anxious and ‘seeing’ dangers and hazards everywhere … Exercise: use the following guide to journal and catch when situations and irrational thinking cause upsettness (emotional & physical), all … Continue reading

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Dublin, Ireland) – The Revolution in Psychotherapy – “thinking about thinking…”

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Dublin, Ireland) – The Revolution in Psychotherapy – “thinking about thinking…”

Many of today’s mental health experts are recommending Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as a first choice treatment for pretty much all emotional disorders – stress, depression, anxiety, anger management etc.– rather than medication, or spending years undergoing the old style Freudian ‘shrink’  psychiatry. This blog is a free resource to help you to understand and … Continue reading

A MindMap of a CBT Workshop (Northside Partnership Local Unemployment Services, Dublin, Ireland)

A MindMap of a CBT Workshop (Northside Partnership Local Unemployment Services, Dublin, Ireland)

As a freelance trainer, I teach a workshop called ‘Making Choices’ for the unemployed. The flexible modules include theory and application of the latest proven methods and strategies for great psychological health (more specifically the self help components of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), and an introduction to MindMapping, a wholebrain colour and imagery mapping skill for … Continue reading