Bits of Psychology. Enactment.

  In 'Bits of Psychology' I explain or describe terminology that I find to be interesting. Most of the time they are snippets from some kind of dictionairy or sometimes the concepts are described more in depth.   ---------------------------------------   Enactment.   A scene set in the original event and interaction, without being consciously remembered. … Continue reading Bits of Psychology. Enactment.

Why connecting with mini-me is not a bad idea.

  I learned that the ‘inner child’ is a psychological reality and a very strong one. I’m not convinced but I’m open to the idea.   Most mental disorders and destructive behavior patterns are, as Freud first intimated, more or less related to this unconscious part of ourselves, the inner child. We were all once … Continue reading Why connecting with mini-me is not a bad idea.

Winding road of therapy – Terrible Therapist. Part 8.

  I don't hold any grudge against therapists, doctors, nurses or the mental health field. Sometimes it just isn't a match and not everybody is a master in his/hers craft.  This is a post in my series 'The winding road of therapy'.   _______________________________________   In July I was on medication for about 4 or … Continue reading Winding road of therapy – Terrible Therapist. Part 8.

Depression and the brain – the depressed way of thinking.

The depressed way of thinking.   People with depression can experience cognitive distortions [1]. Basically you think in a certain way about daily events (for this post I’ll keep it at that).   I do that. It’s not fun. It’s only now that I’ve discovered that my thinking can change. I feel a very clear … Continue reading Depression and the brain – the depressed way of thinking.