Posts Tagged 'Nervous System'

Get Your Brain Together!

A former client phoned to tell me a story she thought I would find amusing.  Since working with me years ago, she sought consultation with a psychiatrist.  He referred her to another psychotherapist.  At the first session with the new psychotherapist, she was assigned homework to complete before the next session.  Imagine what that homework was:  to watch the self-soothing videos by Laya Seghi at www.layaseghi.com/video-tools!  Yes, I found that amusing indeed (especially since I didn’t even know the ...

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Towards Emotional Self-Regulation

Towards Emotional Self-Regulation

Ideally, each of us can regulate our emotions, even under stress.  At times though, any of us can simply “lose it.”  Emotional breakdowns can be as varied as we are.  Some of us yell, some sulk, some drink to excess, some punch walls, some cry.  Terrible as the emotional mayhem may be and much as we may hate ourselves for it, chances are there will be a repeat performance unless we learn to self-regulate.

It may help to know that there ...

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