In one of our previous posts, “Can We Control Our Thoughts?”, we examined if it is possible to stop or control our thoughts. Here, I give an example of how to challenge an automatic thought about controlling our thinking.… Read More
Quiting Smoking: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Session
John asked for our help for quiting smoking, and it has been a few sessions that we have been working together with him on this issue. In this session, we try to understand his need and desire to smoke when … Read More
Automatic Thoughts: What are They and How can We Identify Them?
In this post, I will try to tell you about what automatic thoughts are and how to identify them.
Sometimes, all of a sudden, we find ourselves feeling depressed, anxious, furious, guilty… However, we can’t tell why. If someone asks, we … Read More
How to Challenge Automatic Thoughts in CBT
In one of our previous posts, we examined What Automatic Thoughts are and How to Identify Them Using CBT Techniques.
In this post, I will try to tell you about how to challenge automatic thoughts in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
You … Read More