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What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

         Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) has several possible causes and frequently coexists with other diagnoses.  Anxiety is created by the perceptions of past, present, and possible future events.  Anxiety can certainly result from parenting stress, work stress, financial stress, tension with a coworker or supervisor, and conflicts within significant relationships.  Anxiety is …

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What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)? – By Dr. Rebecca Wang-Harris

        Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) which was originally developed to treat clients with chronic suicidal ideation and with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), due to its emphasis upon increasing awareness of and changing thought and emotional patterns.  More recently, research has shown that DBT is …

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Accepting Uncertainty of Challenging Life Circumstances

Embracing Uncertainty          The solution to fighting uncertainty is accepting uncertainty. By choosing to willingly tolerate not knowing how situations will turn out, you will expend less energy fighting unnecessary battles and getting caught up in cycles of unproductive anxiety.  Finding acceptance does not necessarily mean enjoying uncertainty. It just means acknowledging …

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Imposter Syndrome and the Influences of Social Comparisons

       Imposter syndrome is an internal experience, largely derived from social comparisons, which causes you to believe that you are not as competent or stable as others perceive you to be.  This syndrome is common in people who focus too much on external influences, such as societal, religious, or family  expectations.  This syndrome …

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Viewing “Cure” as a Verb, Not a Noun in Mental Health

     Many of my mental health clients want to know the “cure” for their disorder, co-existing disorders, or past painful experiences.  I am straightforward with every client by explaining that, in mental health, there is not a permanent “cure” for intrusive thoughts, insecurities, fears, regret, and sadness.  As a verb, to “cure” means to relieve …

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You Are What You Think: Knowing and Accepting Your True Self

You are what you think.  This refers to every second of your existence.  This can also refer to your self-fulfilling prophecy, which occurs when you shape your identity, beliefs, and/or actions to conform to what others want or to how others perceive you. Cognitive Restructuring allows you to view a self-fulfilling prophecy which occurs when your expectations cause you to behave and think …

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