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Can stress through worrying kill?

Written on 28 June 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Last week I partook in a two-da symposium regarding suicide prevention. I share only important conclusions with you which stood out to me. From research by the Dutch professor Ad Kerkhof, it has shown that people in suicide tend not to have death as their goal. Continue reading. When studying why so...
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Agoraphobia: what therapy treats it?

Written on 31 May 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Agoraphobia is a disorder which makes it so that you avoid certain places or situations. In this article we discuss the different forms of therapy including the role of internet therapy and online self-help in the treatment of agoraphobia....
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What is cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of stress?

Written on 25 May 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Cognitive behavioral therapy was developed by the psychologist Aaron Beck, and around the same time psychologist Albert Ellis developed a similar method called Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy or REBT. The latter is also called RET or Rational Emotive Therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy is abbr...
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Love lessons by Albert Ellis

Written on 17 April 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
I met the cognitive behavioral therapist Albert Ellis for the first time in 1993, 20 years ago now. The man impressed me with his overwhelmingly to-the-point therapy style. In his practice in New York, he met with a patients every 20 minutes and, yes, he was extremely efficient and therapeutic. When...
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Solving fear of fear as therapy for panic attacks

Written on 11 March 2015, by Dr. Paul Koeck
Solving fear of fear as therapy for panic attacks is the most important pillar in treatment of anxiety and panic. Anxiety: solving it There are simple self-help techniques to gain control over anxiety and thereby solve the problem. Surprisingly, many people who have learned to solve the anxiety, sta...
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