Chronic Stress Disorder, Dangerous for Your Brain and Body

Chronic stress is a type of stress that persists for a long time and can have adverse effects on both physical and mental health. It can be challenging to identify because the symptoms may have become typical for the individual. Some common signs and symptoms of chronic stress […]

The Significance of Parents Recognising How They Transmit the History of Preceding Generations to Their Children, Whether They Know It or Not

Object relations theory is a psychoanalytic approach that emphasises the importance of early relationships with caregivers in shaping a person’s psychological development. This theory suggests that a child’s early experiences with their primary caregivers, particularly their mother, shape their internalised sense of self and relationships with others. In […]

Brief CBT Course for Cancer Patients

The clinical case of a female patient in her 80s diagnosed with cancer, who has undergone an invasive surgery and is facing difficulty regaining strength and weight while restoring her sleep pattern, is an example of a clinical challenge that needs to be addressed. The patient also faces […]

Social Anxiety Linked to Childhood Trauma Treated with CBT.

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on the connection between our thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. In the case of a 35-year-old male who struggles with low self-esteem, social anxiety, and relationship difficulties, CBT can be a helpful approach to understanding and addressing his challenges. […]

A Clinical Case of Social Anxiety, Object Relations Theory Application

Psychoanalytic therapy is a type of talk therapy that helps individuals overcome emotional and mental struggles by understanding and addressing unconscious conflicts. This therapy approach is based on the theories and principles of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis. In this blog post, we will explore the psychoanalytic […]

Grief Understood by Psychoanalytic Theory and Neurobiology. How CBT, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Oxytocin Facilitate the Bereavement Process

Introduction Grief is a complex emotional response to losing someone or something important to us. It is a normal and natural response to loss, but it can also be a challenging and painful experience that can impact our physical and emotional well-being. In this essay, we will explore […]

Sexual Fright is Understood by Object Relations and Treated by CBT / Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy combination

Object relations theory can help understand sexual fright or fear of sexual intimacy. According to this theory, our early experiences with caregivers shape our internalised representations of relationships and objects, which influence our behaviours and attitudes towards others throughout our lives. If an individual has experienced early negative […]

the different attachment styles 

Attachment theory suggests that early experiences in childhood with caregivers can shape an individual’s approach to relationships throughout their life. Attachment style refers to how individuals relate to and connect with others in intimate relationships. Researchers have identified several attachment styles that can impact how individuals form relationships, […]

Anxious Attachment Style, Treatment by Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and CBT

Anxious attachment style is a term used in psychology to describe a pattern of behaviour that develops when an individual experiences inconsistent or unreliable caregiving during childhood. Individuals with an anxious attachment style often have difficulty forming secure relationships and may experience intense anxiety and fear of rejection […]

Cognitive Dissonance, Approach of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Compared and Contrasted to CBT

Cognitive dissonance is a psychological phenomenon that occurs when individuals hold conflicting beliefs or attitudes or their behaviour conflicts with their beliefs or attitudes. This discomfort can lead to various negative consequences, including anxiety, stress, and depression. Psychoanalytic psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are two approaches to […]