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What is Depression?
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What is Depression? video
Depression is a disorder that affects more than 10% of the population over the course of their lives, but it continues to be poorly understood. Clients with depression and their families struggle to understand what they are experiencing, and they can be comforted knowing that they are not alone in their thoughts and feelings...
The Wise Mind
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The Wise Mind worksheet
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) uses the concept of a reasonable, emotional, and wise mind to describe a person's thoughts and behaviors. The reasonable mind is driven by logic, the emotional mind is driven by feelings, and wise mind is a middle-ground between the two. In DBT, clients will learn skills to use their wise mind and better manage their behavior...
Core Beliefs
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Core Beliefs worksheet
Each of our clients has had unique experiences that shape who they are. Cognitive behavioral therapists posit that from these life experiences, people develop core beliefs. Core beliefs are the thoughts a person has that determine how they interpret their experiences. For example, if someone has the core belief that "The world is a bad place", they will believe that people who are kind have an ulterior motive (someone being kind without reason just doesn't line up with their world view)...