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Jul 19, 2019

It’s Not Racism

The terms Racist and Racism have recently been far to overgeneralized. A much more accurate way to think about recent events is in the context of In/Outgroup thinking. Racism may be a form of in/out-group thinking but is far too stigmatized to allow us to explore the full psychological and sociological...


Jul 12, 2019

How Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most commonly practiced form of psychotherapy practiced today. Indeed almost all psychotherapy experiences will have some CBT aspects in them even if the practitioner has a different theoretical orientation.

 


Jul 5, 2019

Resistance is a foundation in the practice of human psychotherapy. It can be helpful in guiding therapy but can also present challenges. Resistance is a foundation in the practice of human psychotherapy. It can be helpful in guiding therapy but can also present challenges.
How to work with resistance in therapy



Jun 28, 2019

Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder are terms that have real meaning in psychology but are used very loosely in general vernacular. In this episode, Brett and I discuss what Narcissism actually is and how it is treated. 


Narcissism
A short Mayo Clinic article explaining narcissism and general symptoms: 



Jun 21, 2019

Doing vs Being Part 2

Today’s Psych with Mike is a continuation of our discussion from last week about doing vs being and mindfulness. This week we focus more on applying these techniques in therapy.

More information on the life and work of Viktor...