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…

Cognitive Distortions #7: EMOTIONAL REASONING – What to do When Your Emotions Lie | Dr. Rami Nader

Cognitive Distortions #7: EMOTIONAL REASONING – What to do When Your Emotions Lie | Dr. Rami Nader

Emotional reasoning is a cognitive distortion that emphasizes that when you experience an emotion, the presence of an emotion is evidence that the reason for the emotion is real or valid. In other words, in emotional reasoning, a person uses…