September means the beginning of Sports Season in Texas. Some of my favorite inspirational quotes have come from the sports community. Nathan Davidson lists his 50 Best Sports Quotes in his latest blog post on Thriveworks.
About Holly Scott
Holly Scott is one of 10 therapists in the Uptown Dallas area who is certified as a Diplomate in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Holly will use her knowledge of cognitive therapy to help you solve your problems.
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If you and your family are watching 13 Reasons Why? on Netflix, you may want to have some discussions on the topic of suicide. From the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)’s newsletter, April 7, 2017: Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE) has released a set of talking points to address suicide-related content in the new Netflix […]
When clients come to my office for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), we work to solve their problems using methods exactly as the name implies. We use a Cognitive approach by recognizing, challenging, & changing irrational thoughts. We use a Behavioral approach by assessing current behaviors and determining if changes could improve mental health. On the Behavioral side, […]
Family members and even primary healthcare providers often mistake an older adult’s symptoms of depression as just a natural reaction to illness or an unavoidable part of the aging process. Older adults themselves often share this belief and suffer unnecessarily because they don’t understand that they could feel better with appropriate treatment. Statistics on Mental […]
One in 10 Americans are suffering from Depression at any given time. Are you worried someone you know may be more than just sad? It is often hard to know the difference between Clinical Depression and sadness. In this 4-minute Ted-Ed video, Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some […]
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. It turns problems into gifts, failures into successes, the unexpected into […]
Researchers at Johns Hopkins showed CBT for pain management with patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) significantly improved their symptoms. Patients in the study reported significantly lower levels of pain after CBT sessions. Additionally, patients with KOA in the study reported improved quality of sleep. The new double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial findings were published online January 26 […]
The concepts from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can be especially helpful when trying to lose weight. In this week’s ReadersINC blog post, Anthony Healy, a personal trainer at Vivacia, outlines ideas on motivation for weight loss. Each of these ideas is an example of techniques learned during Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Here are Anthony’s top tips on how […]
CBT for Anger is one of the most effective ways to treat uncontrolled anger problems. Anger can be managed using a method from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) called Cognitive Reframing. In the following article published on PsychCentral.com, Dr. Hartwell-Walker outlines 7 common assumptions that can be reframed to reduce anger. 7 Mistaken Assumptions Angry People […]
The Cognitive Model (CBT): An introductory Explanation: Two different people can react very differently to identical situations. The basic premise of CBT is based on explaining WHY this happens, and HOW you can control your reactions. Here is an example: Situation #1: Boss and new employee number 1 talking in a conference room. Boss says […]
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