Self actualiztion with Abraham.

Is the Maslow’s hierarchy of needs important? Abraham Maslow and his approach for human existentialism is the last part of the Introduction to Humanistic and Existential approaches in Counselling and Psychotherapy. In this post I will summaries my last three posts to make it as simple as I can. It is worth being reminded ofContinue reading “Self actualiztion with Abraham.”

How we build a self esteem ?

Challenge your own values. Personal Development is a long process of human puzzling. Many different stages of our life create something new. It exists every time something important or useful occurs in the rest of our being. In this post I will touch base on the Rogerian Theory and I will continue with the IntroductionContinue reading “How we build a self esteem ?”

The Humanistic Approaches.

The Humanistic Approaches. Introduction to Humanistic and Existential approaches in Counselling and Psychotherapy. This title will be with us for the next 3 posts where I will try to explain a bit of Humanistic and Existential approaches. The humanistic and existential approaches derive from ancient Greece and Rome and were delivered by the 19th century.Continue reading “The Humanistic Approaches.”

What else can work for my anxiety?

What other psychotherapy tools I can use ? Regarding the previous post “My Anxiety and CBT” the research for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy shows evidence of well-working other therapies with these approaches as well. That will be: Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) ACT has six principles; Cognitive defusion, Acceptance,Continue reading “What else can work for my anxiety?”

My Anxiety and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Disorder. An essential first step in overcoming a psychological problem(otherwise known as “psychoeducation”) is to learn more about it. Learning about personal problems can give the comfort of knowing that you are not alone and that others have also found helpful strategies to overcome it. Learning how to relax theContinue reading “My Anxiety and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.”

Anxiety as a psychological disorder from a different perspective.

Anxiety as a psychological disorder from a different perspective. Individuals cannot rest, individuals cannot eat, individuals cannot discuss. All they can do is just think about how to get things done to get rid of fear. Which constantly puts pressure on things that will most likely never happen, and makes unwanted considerations that can leadContinue reading “Anxiety as a psychological disorder from a different perspective.”

Ecological System according to Urie B.

Urie Bronfenbrenner American psychologist born in Russia, Moscow on April 29, 1917. He is most known from his input in Ecological Psychology of child development. By his core beliefs, our existence in the surrounding environment is the key to human development. He explains his work in five environmental systems. Through the ecological system, Bronfenbrenner showedContinue reading “Ecological System according to Urie B.”

Social Skills and Personal Boundries

Social Skills and Personal Boundaries are the next part of becoming a Good Enough Counsellor. Today we will talk about social skills and the interaction and the use of the therapeutic approach. Also, I will discuss the boundaries you can find in the counselling room i.e. during a social activity. Social and communication skills. WhatContinue reading “Social Skills and Personal Boundries”

Counselling skills for all.

Skills that we can develop in everyday conversations. Counselling skills are for all of us not only for practitioners in the mental health area. These skills help us to communicate more effectively and understand other people on the same level as we wish to be understood. In a previous post, I talked about what itContinue reading “Counselling skills for all.”

Be Good Enough…

Do we need to be perfect or be good enough is OK ? Be Good Enough… That is right. Who is a good Counsellor or Psychotherapist ? All we know is that a person trained in mental health needs with good knowledge, experience and other life skills. Perhaps, Good character and be nice? Being niceContinue reading “Be Good Enough…”