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Archive for November 2014

Cognition in childhood trauma and the use of imagery.

Research on children who have experienced early trauma has highlighted the non verbal and physical nature of the transmission and communication of both trauma and attachment in the brain. Because of the very nature of trauma suffered by children memories and the associated feelings are suppressed. As […]

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Cognitive mistakes: fear of failure

I was made aware of the importance of positive risk taking and the dignity of failure. It could be said that without risk hope is nullified. The only way to truly foster hope is to take risks and to embrace the opportunity to either succeed or grow […]

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Cognitive Behavioural self help is effective for depression?

Cognitive behavioural guided self help has been shown to be effective in mild and moderate depressive disorder. It is not known, however if it is effective in individuals with partially remitted depressive disorder, which is serious clinical problems in up to 50-60% of treated patients. After 6 […]

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Cognitions and Memory

Memories are highly complex mental representations that serve many functions. They are important part of the content of the self, they drive social interactions and allow us to generate meaning in our lives. However there are some false beliefs about autobiographical memories. For example there is a […]

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Cognitive dissonance and Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is the unwarranted or illogical rejection of a parent by a child, where there was previously a normal warm, loving relationship. It most often occurs in highly conflicted relationship and is the result of intentional or un intentional actions, most usually by the parent with […]

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Why aren’t women advancing at work?

Transgender people are bringing an entirely new way of approaching the discussion why women are represented in smaller numbers at the top in fields from science to arts to business. Trans people are now staying in the same career and sometimes in the very same job, after […]

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CBT and Memory: How walking through a doorway increases forgetting

Like information in a book, unfolding events are stored in human memory in successive chapters or episodes. One consequence is that information in the current episode is easier to recall than information in a previous episode. An obvious question then is how the mind divides experience up […]

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CBT and Medical Unexplained Symptoms

Just over half of all hospital outpatients have at least one unexplained symptom. On top of the distress and disability that MUS (Medial Unexplained Symptoms) can cause, they carry a tremendous societal cost, the NHS spends £3 billion a year. Research in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy CBT shows […]

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What is Counselling Psychology?

Counselling Psychology involves the integration of theory and research from different psychological and philosophical traditions with therapeutic practice. Is a profession committed to explore and appraise the contribution of different approaches such as cognitive behavioural, phenomenological, psychodynamic and systemic among others. Counselling Psychologists require to demonstrate their […]

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The Importance of openness and sceptical scrutiny

At the heart of science is an essential balance between two seemingly contradictory attitudes – an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive they may be, and the most ruthless sceptical scrutiny of al ideas, old and new. This is how deep truths are […]

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