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Re: CBT Phoenix1

Posted by Phoenix1 on January 6, 2008, at 14:56:56

In reply to Re: CBT Maxime, posted by Phoenix1 on January 4, 2008, at 18:45:32

> > What are the symptoms you want to treat? Would DBT be more helpful? If not then CBT can be done without losing empathy. I have had it and it was really excellent. The psychologist I had showed her empathy when I had to do "homework" and I really didn't what thought I should replace with another (knew I was feeling anger but didn't know how to get out it by feeling something else. Changing my reaction).
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> > Maxime


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> > > Hi All,
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> > > So I'm starting CBT next week because my pdoc has asked me very nicely to give it a try. I have serious misgivings about CBT. My university background is psychology, and from what I remember, CBT reminds me a little of dog training. There doesn't seem to be much empathy. And any causal factors are ignored and not really factored in. Am I making any wrong assumptions?
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> > > On the other hand CBT is the most researched form of therapy, and combined with meds, is the gold standard treatment for depression.
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> > > Can anyone help me? Should I not do the CBT and look for something else? What else is there these days? I know I don't want 10 years of psychoanalysis either, but I think there are issues from my past that have led to my current situation. Arghh.. Confused...

Hi Maxime,

BTW, to answer your questions, i want to treat symptoms of anxiety, and depression. I feel hopeless about the future, that I have no control over my destiny/life/outcome. Specifically, I worry about things beyond my control. I worry about things within my control WAY to much. I worry about what people think of me, and about every personal interaction I have or will have. I have big feelings of guilt, and inadequacy in all aspects of my life. And I don't like myself very much, so I don't understand why other people would like me enough to call me a friend, etc. Does that sum it up?

Phoenix1



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