Welcome readers! In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the team at CBT California is working hard to continue delivering high-quality therapeutic services and stay connected to our clients and their families. Our hope is that we are able to provide the support and the tools that people need in the midst of what may be a challenging time for many. In addition to maintaining services, our staff will be posting regularly on our blog, offering tips and unique perspectives related to coping with this crisis. We are glad you have found your way to the blog and sincerely hope that it speaks to you in a meaningful way!
It is important to take a balanced approach to this health threat—recognizing that there is a real threat of a pandemic that is likely to affect many people worldwide while at the same time avoiding unnecessary panic. If you want to read more click here.
In contrast to a common preconception, our study suggests that compulsions in OCD (eg, checking) are not necessarily an irrational repetition of purposeless behaviors. If you want to read more click here
But jealousy is not like a small bump in the road that you travel over and keep moving on from. In fact, the word “Jealous” is derived from the Greek word for “zeal”—reflecting the passion, overwhelming intensity and often destructiveness of the waves of feelings that...
Hoffman says the earlier a child is diagnosed, the better chance they have at being successfully treated. “Since it’s a progressive condition, if they were to do something about it early, maybe it would never become what it could have been.” If you want to read more...
Marsha Linehan, the developer of DBT, has finally published an account of the troubled past which led her to develop the most effective treatment for BPD ever. So many lives saved. Have you read it yet? What did you think? Learn more by clicking here.
"In addition to medication, Gaga said she has benefited from cognitive therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and the practice of radical acceptance." If you want to learn more about Lady Gaga and Oprah's talk click here.