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Defense Mechanisms

Many times human behavior cam be explained if we look at coping mechanisms. People use defense mechanisms to guide and direct them. When used excessively, it creates faulty thinking. Defense mechanisms help you cope with adversity. They are typically developed to protect you, but when they are used to the extreme, they create distorted thinking. The most common defense mechanisms …

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Brief Strategic Therapy

Many of you have written asking me about the specifics of therapy. There has been a real shift in the ground rules for therapy in the last ten years. Most clients no longer have the luxury of going into therapy and spending months, or possibly years, talking about their issues or problems, as in the past. Therapy has become brief …

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