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Accolades to My Fellow Harm-Reduction Therapists in NYC

Accolades to My Fellow Harm-Reduction Therapists in NYC

Friday, February 10, 2017

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  1. 10 Feb, 2017
    Absolute Expectations and Their Adverse Impact on Hope, Progress, and Self-Evaluation
    Dr. Albert Ellis, the founder of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy, outlined in his theory how "absolute" styles of thinking lead to unhealthy emotions (i.e., depression, anxiety, etc.) and behaviors (i.e., binge substance use).  He stated that "absolute" styles of thinking often include the words "always" and "never", or any offshoots of this type of extreme language, and that these rigid self-views are too demanding and thus set oneself up for major
  2. 10 Feb, 2017
    The Pink Elephant in Your Head
    I want you to adhere to a request.  This is a very important request, and thus I want you to try as hard as you can to successfully comply with it.  OK - for the next ten seconds, no matter what you think, say, or do, please do not under any circumstances think about a pink elephant!   I will count now...1....2....3....   I am going to stop counting because I am very confident that you already failed to comply with my request!  Don't fret, I expected you to fail.  Why?  Because you are human,
  3. Why I Truly Dislike The "Day One" Philosophy of Anonymous Groups
    10 Feb, 2017
    Why I Truly Dislike The "Day One" Philosophy of Anonymous Groups
    As you may have seen in my video, I explicitly declare that I am not opposed to Anonymous groups as a possible option for people struggling with behavioral dependencies.  However, there are some premises of these groups that I am vehemently opposed to and make no apologies about it.   One such premise is the "Day One" philosophy.  If you join an Anonymous group (i.e., AA, NA, OA, GA, etc.), at some point, you will here about this "rule".  Although they do not call it a rule, there does not seem
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