This is an audio essay about three unhelpful thinking habits, or cognitive distortions, where we think about some examples, why these ways of thinking are unhelpful and what we can do about them.
There are many other unhelpful thinking habits or cognitive distortions that CBT guides us to think about - here are some links to some helpful websites to read:
You can also check out the short book ‘10 Steps to Positive Living’ by Windy Dryden.
Audio-essay by Dr. Anya Borissova. Dr Borissova is an academic core trainee psychiatrist in the South London and Maudsley NHS foundation trust with a special interest in psychotherapy and researching improvements in treating depression.
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Meet the host:
Dr Anya Borissova
Anya is an academic clinical fellow training in psychiatry at SlaM. Anya is passionate about making it easier for everyone to access the latest in psychiatric research.View profile
Meet the panel
Dr Alexander Curmi
Aside from general adult psychiatry, Alex has special interests in psychotherapy, mindfulness meditation and medical education.View profile
Dr Rebecca Wilkinson
Rebecca is a core trainee psychiatrist in the South London and Maudsley NHS trust.View profile