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Compassion-Focused Therapy

  Part 4 “Theory Underlying Compassion-Focused Therapy The neurobiological model of CFT sees key anxieties as emerging from the interaction between the life history of the person and the “tricky” nature of our evolved brains (Gilbert,...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 7, 2016

Compassion-Focused Therapy

  Part 4 “Theory Underlying Compassion-Focused Therapy The neurobiological model of CFT sees key anxieties as emerging from the interaction between the life history of the person and the “tricky” nature of our evolved brains (Gilbert,...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 7, 2016

The hidden cause of stress.

By David Joel Miller. Why are you stressed out if things are going so well? Stress is epidemic in our modern world. Everyone has heard about stress management classes and tools. Everywhere you go these days people are talking about … Continue r...
by counseolrssoapbox on Mar 7, 2016

Impaired Self-Soothing and Emotional Regulation

Part 3 Impaired Self-Soothing and Emotional Regulation ” Liotti and Gilbert (2011), Fonagy (1996), and many other developmentally based researchers describe how people cannot learn to emotionally regulate in the same way as they learn facts. So...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 5, 2016

Impact of Trauma on Compassion

Part 2 Impact of Trauma on Compassion “The capacity to be sensitive to suffering and the motivation to facilitate well-being are connected to a sense of belonging and secure safe relationships (Gilbert, 2009). Such social conditions create inte...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 4, 2016

Compassion-Focused EMDR

    Part 1 In our sister blog  The Alcoholics Guide to Alcoholism  one of our contributors has been charting his progress through EMDR therapy for complex post traumatic stress disorder in the following blogs starting with the most recen...
by Inside The Alcoholic Brain on Mar 3, 2016

Filling in the Hole In the Soul

  The Light at the End of the Tunnel is You! Just got back from EMDR therapy and thought I would write this right away as I will be very tired over the next few days. A fundamental difference between PTSD and Complex PTSD is that Complex PTSD al...

Filling in the Hole In the Soul

  The Light at the End of the Tunnel is You! Just got back from EMDR therapy and thought I would write this right away as I will be very tired over the next few days. A fundamental difference between PTSD and Complex PTSD is that Complex PTSD al...

Trying to Find the Horror

  In most traumatic events there is an accompanying feeling of terrified helplessness. Whether it’s a soldier looking on helplessly as his fellow soldier gets killed or a fireman seeing person burn in a fire, just out of reach or someone l...

Trying to Find the Horror

  In most traumatic events there is an accompanying feeling of terrified helplessness. Whether it’s a soldier looking on helplessly as his fellow soldier gets killed or a fireman seeing person burn in a fire, just out of reach or someone l...

OUR EMOTIONAL FOOTPRINT: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives (book review)

Our Emotional Footprint: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives Saul Levine MD [iUniverse, 246 pages] This book surprised me. I have to admit that after […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.the...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 20, 2016

The Thing We most Run Away From is the Truth

  I started writing this just after I completed my therapy on Wednesday but was quite depressed so stopped, so here we go again. I have started getting to the horrible heart of stuff, physiologically re-experiencing some of the abuse I had as a...

The Thing We most Run Away From is the Truth

  I started writing this just after I completed my therapy on Wednesday but was quite depressed so stopped, so here we go again. I have started getting to the horrible heart of stuff, physiologically re-experiencing some of the abuse I had as a...

Almost Time?

Tomorrow I am set for my next EMDR session. The one thing I haven’t mentioned about EMDR and I should really for any of you lovely people considering this excellent treatment and that is that the treatment is very exhausting. I spent three days...

Almost Time?

Tomorrow I am set for my next EMDR session. The one thing I haven’t mentioned about EMDR and I should really for any of you lovely people considering this excellent treatment and that is that the treatment is very exhausting. I spent three days...

There is A Solution! To Complex Trauma

There is A Solution – To Complex Trauma I suffered from my own active alcoholism for over twenty years and found a solution to my alcoholism via the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous and their 12 step program of recovery. A program of recovery  I...

There is A Solution! To Complex Trauma

There is A Solution – To Complex Trauma I suffered from my own active alcoholism for over twenty years and found a solution to my alcoholism via the rooms of Alcoholics Anonymous and their 12 step program of recovery. A program of recovery  I...

Title Insurance: Not Sexy Yet So Very Critical! [del.icio.us]

The Weeks Top Articles From Hallmark Abstract Service LLC including some consumer keys concerning title insurance, subprime mortgages making a comeback, philanthropy to benefit veterans suffering with PTSD, sins for mortgage applicants to avoid at al...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 3, 2016

22 Veterans A Day In The United States Commit Suicide! [del.icio.us]

So Why, With So Many Choices, Should You Consider Donating To Heroes To Heroes Foundation Rather Than Another Veterans Charity? So many charities do great work helping our wounded veterans, all with mission statements dedicated to the well-being of t...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 28, 2016

22 Veterans A Day In The United States Commit Suicide!

So Why, With So Many Choices, Should You Consider Donating To Heroes To Heroes Foundation Rather Than Another Veterans Charity?So many charities do great work helping our wounded veterans, all with mission statements dedicated to the well-being of th...
by The Political Commentator on Jan 28, 2016


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