Cognitive Distortions: Finding Your Way Out of the Negative Mindset of Depression

The renown psychotherapist Carl Jung once said, “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.” This is important to consider if you are struggling with depression—and in particular associated cognitive distortions. Oftentimes it’s more tempting to try to run away from the negative mindset of depression. Yet, […]

Attachment-Focused EMDR: Grasping the Key Concepts

We all experience traumatic wounds. Many people, though, don’t think of themselves as having experienced trauma. They may think of trauma as connected to wartime ordeals, natural disasters, rape, or extreme abuse. Those are certainly all immensely traumatizing situations—generally referred to as “big T” trauma. However, trauma can also come in less extreme measures. What […]

How Does Dream Analysis Work? – A Sample Case

We all have the ability to heal ourselves. Dreams are one way we can access that ability because they provide us with information from our unconscious. Sometimes, we have dreams that just stick with us. We can’t stop thinking about them. In fact, it seems as if these dreams are trying to tell us something. […]