Unhelpful Thinking | Reblog

The Collective Intelligence: The 12 Cognitive Biases That Prevent You From Being Rational. Therapy essentially consists of a trained professional helping an individual to look at these areas of cognitive distortion – all things being equal, the therapist’s cognitive distortions will be less than, or different from, the client’s. We hope.

Facebook’s Data Mining

If a church or government were doing these things, it would feel authoritarian, but when technologists are the culprits, we seem hip, fresh, and inventive. People will accept ideas presented in technological form that would be abhorrent in any other form. It is utterly strange to hear my many old friends in the world ofContinue reading “Facebook’s Data Mining”

Mental Chatter

I was thinking about this today, after reviewing pictures and a video of myself running. In my mind, I’m as graceful as Zola Budd or Haile Gebreselassie, smoothly gliding down the road with style and speed. Ha. The reality is totally different. I actually look like a middle-aged woman labouring to manage something faster thanContinue reading “Mental Chatter”

Professional Suicide

How can I provide a relationship which this person can use for his/her own personal growth? ~Carl Rogers As a clinical supervisor, one of my responsibilities is overseeing professional skill development in the interns and therapists I supervise. This is something I do willingly, having always been passionate about learning myself, and by extension, aboutContinue reading “Professional Suicide”