cognitive distortions and miscues

Lies and Deceptions

I think it’s about time that I shift from writing about counselling and psychotherapy — which I’ve been yammering about for weeks now — and start talking about the stuff that bugs people enough to want to try it.  One common denominator for problems which drive people into therapy involves lies and deceptions. Many problems…

Counselling session in progress.

Psychologists, Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists (and a few others which don’t start with “P”).

Over the years, I have on many occasions encountered people feeling puzzled by these three mental health professionals; all starting with “P”. “What is the difference?” people ask. “Aren’t they really just the same thing?” Well, no. And yes. Sort of. Isn’t that nice and clear? In my first blog post I began to explain…