Sharing – Schema-Focused Therapy: Uses, Principles, & Techniques

Sharing – Schema-Focused Therapy: Uses, Principles, & Techniques

I especially identified with the section on maladaptive schemas that may have developed during childhood because I’ve always been a big believer that children growing up in abusive situations will develop whatever mechanism they need to survive and then carry those same mechanisms into adulthood instead of learning the things they should learn as kids.

That’s a maladaptive schema if there ever was one.

Read, and learn more below:

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There’s No Magic Pill

There’s No Magic Pill

Mental health is complicated. The solution to one individual case is complicated. The solution to the lack of resources is complicated. Telling people to get more exercise, let alone selling them the diet and workout that will solve all their mental health issues, is a fraud, isn’t it? Saying that we simply need to give everyone free therapy without addressing the serious shortage of therapists is as well.

Anyone who suggests there is a simple solution to the mental health problem facing us as a country and the world is not to be taken seriously.

John Oliver Takes a  Look at Mental Health Care in the US

John Oliver Takes a Look at Mental Health Care in the US

I wanted to share this with you because John Oliver makes some important points about how we have made so many strides in acceptance and encouraging people that it is OK to ask for help, and then the system doesn’t provide it. Sadly things have gotten so bad that we’re trying just about anything, and even the technology isn’t living up to the hype.

Real people with real needs are left with nowhere to turn. A society that claims to care about people cannot accept that status quo.

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Shared Links (weekly) June 19, 2022