This morning I had my second session. I was feeling much more relaxed about going this time. Last week I was quite anxious. This week we talked about: Mood changes OCD behaviour Current living situation I’ve had quite a rough week (i feel like I say this every week) but this week I’ve been feeling … More Session 2.
Last Monday I had my first psychotherapy session. I’m not going to lie, I was pretty anxious about it! I really wasn’t sure of what to expect. The session was incredibly emotional and upsetting. We talked about my childhood. We talked about my parents and my dad’s controlling behaviour. We talked about the effects that … More Session 1.
This session I found particularly difficult and emotional draining. We were discussing ‘Understanding Personality Development’. We discussed how growing up in particular tough or stifling environments can stint personality development. This can cause a person to feel: Lack of trust Not getting close to people Feeling Abandoned Limited self-confidence Poor self-worth Poor emotional & behavioural … More MBT Therapy – Week Three.
So I’m writing this a little bit later than the last post, and to be honest, it’s purely because getting through this week has been particularly difficult. Better late than never though yeah? The second session went well. I wasn’t as anxious about going as I kind of knew what to expect. I also felt … More MBT Therapy – Week Two.
What is MBT? “Mentalization based treatment is a Psychotherapy used to treat people who meet criteria for a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder. Mentalizing is the capacity to make sense of our own actions and feelings and those of others. This can be very important in enabling us to regulate our emotions and impulses and … More MBT Therapy – Week One.