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The Technique of Confrontation in Counseling

This blog post will run us through the importance and need of confrontation in counseling. The skill of confrontation can be used in counseling to enable clients to examine their narratives and identify discrepancies between their verbal and non-verbal communication. This can be in relation...

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Thought stopping in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

In this blog, we will define the thought-stopping technique in DBT, explore the common techniques of practicing thought stopping and the principle on which it works. We will also further discuss thought-stopping with an example and understand when it might help and why it is...

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy: DBT Facts

In this blog, we will define Dialectical Behavior Therapy and understand its theoretical framework, goals, and stages. We will then explore the DBT modules and answer the question ‘What are the benefits of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy?’ We will also discuss where it is predominantly used...

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What are DBT Distress Tolerance Skills?

This blog post will answer the question ‘What is DBT Distress Tolerance Skills?’ and cover topics such as the different types of distress tolerance and how to use these skills. What are DBT Distress Tolerance Skills? Distress Tolerance Skills are a set of skills used...

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The concepts and elements of counseling

The concept of counseling refers to the process through which support and guidance are a space where people can discuss their problems and any difficult feelings that they might be facing. People seek counseling when they are willing to bring in some change in their...

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6 communication activities for students

This blog focuses on the pros of having good communication skills in a classroom setting and the various communication activities for students. During post-COVID 19 times, where almost everything is taking place online and students have been attending classes from their home and using gadgets...

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Effective communication activities for kids (top 7)

This blog highlights the importance of communication skills for kids and few communication activities for kids that can improve areas of their social life and in their academics as well. Kids tend to carry a lot of innocence in their conversations, with a lack of...

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Top 7 communication activities examples

This blog consists of the basics, importance, and benefits of communication followed by the various examples of communication activities that you could try to enhance aspects of your personal, social and professional life. The various communication activities examples are: Two truths and a lie Card pieces Back...

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9 common techniques used in family counseling

This blog post will take us through the common techniques used in family counseling and how these are used to address conflict within the family. There are various approaches but there are four common ones followed in family counseling are: Bowenian  Structural family therapyNarrative family therapyCognitive...

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The most common reactions to trauma therapist aid

This blog post consists of the most common reactions to trauma, problems that can occur after the experience, and the various techniques and coping strategies one could practice to cope up with the traumatic experience.  The most common reactions to trauma are: Re-experiencing the traumaAvoidance...

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List of Common Intrusive Thoughts (19+)

In this blog, we are going to provide a list of common intrusive thoughts and cover topics like properties, causes of intrusive thoughts, types, differences between nonclinical and clinical intrusive thoughts, and their treatment.  List of common intrusive thoughts In 1993 two psychologists conducted a...

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Basic Attending Skills by Allen Ivey (PDF)

In this article we will look at the book Basic Attending Skills by Allen Ivey. This article also explores why attending skills are important, and what is the purpose of attending skills, especially in counselling. Basic Attending Skills Ivey The fundamental and important abilities of...