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Psychosis recovery day 5.6 Ellis’ 12 beliefs and more thoughts to consider

Albert Ellis, an American psychiatrist and psychotherapist identified 12 beliefs which he described as ‘irrational’ and which he thought led to all emotional problems. He also identified a set of opposite or ‘antithetical’ beliefs which neutralise distressing emotions. This handout, … Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 5.4: Thinking errors

Arbitrary inference Arbitrary inference is making links between two things that don’t necessarily exist. We assume that because one thing is true then something else might also be true. For example – since it is true that John didn’t meet … Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 5.1: A few techniques

The more control a person can develop over their voices the less troublesome those voices become. Continue reading

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Psychosis recovery day 3.8: Thinking errors

Arbitrary inference Arbitrary inference is making links between two things that don’t necessarily exist. We assume that because one thing is true then something else might also be true. For example – since it is true that John didn’t meet … Continue reading

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