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How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Help Us Better Understand the Black Lives Matter Movement

Most human beings have implicit biases. And that’s okay, as long as we are aware of them and aware of how our attitudes affect others. In the United States, black people have lived through a long history of violence and social injustice. With the recent deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks, the Black Lives Matter movement has organized many …

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Transgenerational and Intergenerational Trauma from Racism

In the early 2000s, Brent Bezo, a student in the doctoral psychology program at Carleton University in Ottawa, was living with his wife in Ukraine when they began picking up on subtle notes of resentment and skepticism from the native population. In his conversations with the locals, Bezo specifically remembers detecting references to the Holodomor, a historical event in the …

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Is CBT right for me

Is CBT right for me?

Is CBT right for me? Is CBT right for me? You might be looking to start therapy and see that many therapists use CBT. You then wonder, “Would this therapy style help me reach my goals?” Below is some information that might help you answer this question. </p> <p>1. What is CBT?</p> <p>According to the American Psychological Association, CBT, or <strong>Cognitive …

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Loving Yourself

Getting Your Inner Spark Back: 5 Tips to Loving Yourself Again

Getting Your Inner Spark Back: 5 Tips to Loving Yourself Again We are born knowing that we are infinitely lovable. Babies and toddlers demand love and attention. They ask to be held, they ask for toys and presents and they feel they deserve them. When we’re very young, we simply somehow just “know” that we are amazing and deserve nothing …

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