Thought Distortions

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a psychosocial counseling treatment for many emotional disorders, especially mood disorders involving anxiety and depression.  I wrote an earlier article on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy  about the Cognitive Triangle.  In this article, I want to focus on thought distortions that perpetuate negative moods.  First, I will explain what thought (cognitive) distortions are Read more Thought Distortions

Gratitude: a Happier, Healthier Life

My graduate school mentor spent years pressing me and my classmates to “express appreciation” more often.  He taught us that this greatly underutilized skill holds important value in relationships.  I am very grateful to him for starting me down the pathway towards gratitude in life.  What I have learned through practice and further research is Read more Gratitude: a Happier, Healthier Life