What is brief, solution-focused CBT? Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented psychotherapy treatment that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem-solving. The goal o this treatment approach is to change the patterns of thinking (cognition processing) and behavior that promote difficulties. 2 1/2 min video.
This video #2 explains some of the things you can try when you feel overwhelmed by your thoughts. After the video, take a few moments to observe your thoughts with curiosity, paying attention to how each one makes you feel. Paying attention to your thoughts and sorting through them takes practice and patience. Great tool to teach your children! May 2019 4 min
Video #3 Your brain is wired for negative thoughts. Here’s how to change it. 4 min. 2019
It is never too late to learn how to improve emotional intelligence and coping skills. Referencing the movie “Inside Out,” this video explains how embracing uncomfortable emotions rather than avoiding, shaming or fearing them, is the healthy way to cope. (6 min)
"Feelings are what we have the most of and know the least about; handle them or they will handle you." Therapist and relationship expert, Mandy Saligari shares her insights.
2017 | Tedx.com |18 min
Dr. Brené Brown studies courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy. This is her first Ted Talk, 2010. If you are a Brene fan, you know this video well. If you are not familiar with her work... you want to be. Her books create a path to healing by Darling Greatly, Rising Strong and Daring to Lead. Her podcasts are all great tools to enlighten and uplift.
"We think we're entitled to "righteous anger", but is it really so righteous? And does anger actually help us fight injustice?" Forgiveness in an Age of Anger
| Brant Hansen | TEDxHarrisburg | 12 min.
Need more tools? Use Emotional Onion Tool on this website for additional help with painful emotions.
Video #8 "All I Ever Needed To Learn, I Learned in a Mental Hospital" Glennon Doyal describes her struggle with anxiety, eating disorder, depression, and addiction before learning how to live fully. Tedx Traverse City, Mi | 2013 | 17 minutes
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