34 Anomoly

Perception differs qualitatively from the physical properties of the stimulus. The nervous system extracts only certain information from the natural world. We perceive fluctuations of air pressure not as pressure waves but as sounds that we hear. We perceive...

33 Cognitive Synopsis

Note that the client decides what is distressing and what needs to be changed. Cognitive change is ALWAYS self-change. The helper becomes a person who enables the client to address these issues and helps them maintain an objective balance, but the client must decide.

32 Double Binds

DOUBLE BINDS and OTHER MALADJUSTMENTS The classical approach is to view the person with severe and persistent problems in living in isolation from his/her environment. It is assumed that s/he is out of touch with ‘reality’. Those who adhere to this perspective suggest...

30 Beyond Behaviorism

Generation I – Applied Behavior Analysis Classical Operant Transition: Stimulus → response Stimulus → thought → response Thought → emotion → behavior Generation II – Cognitive Process Correction Change Variable – Self-Talk • Awareness of Self Talk •...

29 Theory of Cause

THEORY OF CAUSE: why do people behave atypically. This is the fundamental assumption that creates the direction of how we identify problems and look for solutions. Obviously, if we believe that all people who behave atypically have a biological, genetic or disease...

28 Axioms

Attentiveness to our deeds, but above all to our thoughts and our words, which precedes deeds. There cannot be right thinking and action without right speech. Buddhist’s duty of awareness: The precondition for this most important of practices is constant research into...