Cognitive Distortions #9: LABELLING – Stop Making Unsolveable PROBLEMS for Yourself | Dr. Rami Nader

Cognitive Distortions #9: LABELLING – Stop Making Unsolveable PROBLEMS for Yourself | Dr. Rami Nader

Labelling is a cognitive distortion that results in a person attaching a label to themselves or others on the basis of a single event. Labelling results in a temporary event becoming a permanent, unchangeable characteristic of a person. For example,…

Cognitive Distortions #8: OVERGENERALIZATION – How to STOP Absolute Thinking | Dr. Rami Nader

Cognitive Distortions #8: OVERGENERALIZATION – How to STOP Absolute Thinking | Dr. Rami Nader

Overgeneralization is when a person views a single event as an unchanging rule and pattern. The person tends to view one negative event as a never-ending pattern of failure and disappointment. In overgeneralization, the perceived patterns of events all tend…