Are you feeling stuck in any of these destructive patterns? -
These are examples of negative beliefs about yourself. They are unhelpful because they often over-simplify reality and distort reality. For example -
EMDR can help. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy and it is recognized as an A level of treatment for trauma (World Health Organization).
Part of the EMDR process involves identifying the above negative beliefs and helping you to find a more adaptive (or realistic) way to view yourself and the world around you. For example -
There is more to the EMDR process than this, but I thought you might find this useful to start the ball rolling. If you need to find out more about it, have a look at my EMDR pages.
I hope you find this helpful.
Chris Warren-Dickins LLB MA LPC
Psychotherapist in Ridgewood, New Jersey