Metacognitive Therapy For Borderline Personality Disorder And Other Conditions

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931-word article METACOGNITIVE THERAPY (MCT) Metacognitive therapy (MCT) was developed by Dr. Adrian Wells and Dr. Gerald Matthews in the early 1990s.  It shares elements in common with but is distinct from, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). The main difference is that whilst CBT concentrates upon the negative CONTENT of a person’s thoughts and strives to alter that …

Socrates and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

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  If we have suffered serious childhood trauma the research indicates that we are more likely than those who enjoyed a relatively stable childhood to develop clinical depression during our adulthood (all else being equal). In this article, I want to look at what CBT has in common with the teachings of Socrates (469-399 BC) …

Trauma: How Cognitive Processing Therapy Can Help.

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  It is always important to treat post-traumatic stress and this is particularly the case in relation to childhood trauma. This is because it is during childhood that we form our core beliefs about ourselves, others and the world in general. Childhood trauma can severely distort these beliefs in a highly destructive manner. Without treatment, …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Challenging Our Negative Thoughts.

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  Challenging Negative Thoughts : This article examines how we can use cognitive behavioral therapy to challenge our negative thoughts. When we have negative thoughts, it is important to ask ourselves: ‘What is the evidence to support this negative thought/belief?’ OFTEN, WILL WILL FIND THERE IS VERY LITTLE OR AT LEAST NOT THE COMPELLING EVIDENCE …

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Childhood Trauma. Does It Work?

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      WHAT IS COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY AND HOW CAN IT AID RECOVERY FROM CHILDHOOD TRAUMA? Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT)  was initially devised during the 1970s by Aaron Beck and has since been developed by other psychologists (for example, David Burns, MD) and is now used to treat many conditions that individuals who have experienced …