All Things CBT is now accepting entries to its annual shame attacking contest. Shame attacking – doing something silly in a public setting – is a CBT technique that can free us from being overly concerned about others’ appraisal of us. It’s a free, fun, powerful way to show the world we’re comfortable enough inContinue Reading: 2022 World Championships Of Shame Attacking
Human relationship has a dizzying number of moving parts. Each person has distinct perceptions, feelings and roles in the relationship – all of them based on one’s interpersonal belief system. In this presentation two colleagues – Matthew May MD and Bridget Hannahan Ph.D. – present a CBT method called the Interpersonal Downward Arrow. The IPDAContinue Reading: Untangling Relational Complexity
Please join my colleague Heather Clague MD and me in this conversation about my new book Forethought, a poetry collection that will be released March 15, 2022. We share our experience of thinking [the realm of cognitive therapy], of the ground from which thinking arises [that which is before thought], and the interface between theseContinue Reading: Book Launch: Forethought (poems)
One in two of us is currently making a new year’s resolution. Physical wellness tops the list, with 32% of resolution makers resolving to live healthier lives in 2022. While the impulse is admirable, the outcomes are less so: fewer than one in ten of us will persevere and actually accomplish our goals. The scienceContinue Reading: Got New Year’s Resolution?