Psychology Articles

Here you can read Psychology articles written by ACT Counselling and CBT Services. Here we discuss a range of topics. We offer accredited training and therapy in Glasgow, Scotland.

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

The ACT Counselling Services Team have delivered several 1 day CPD events on ‘Working with Narcissistic Personality Disorder…

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Attachment Theory Training

The ACT Counselling Services team are currently travelling around Scotland delivering a 1 day training event on John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory…

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Food and Mood

Our brain – the organ that holds the door to a complex world of cognitive and emotional functioning; shaping our every day lives…

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Personal Construct Psychology

The ACT Counselling Services Team have been developing and delivering a new input as part of the PG Diploma on Personal Construct Psychology (PCP)…

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Rules for Living

So what do we mean by ‘rules.’ What we mean is ‘Rules for Living.’ A rule for living is the behavioural adjustment that a child makes in order to cope…

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Solution Focused Practice

We need to shift away from “labelling” or diagnosing mental health problems in children and move towards “case formulations…

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Being Married to a CBT Therapist…

In the 10+ years that I have known my wife she has always been involved in helping people in some way, both in her professional life as well

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Anxiety and Internalised Rules

Children and mental health is an interesting and diverse topic and when thinking about the shaping of the personality during childhood in our last blog…

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Relapse prevention

When is the best time to introduce a relapse prevention plan? Well, regardless of the goal, how do you keep going with the plan and not give into…

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Gestalt – a way of living. CPD Course.

Gestalt Psychotherapy gives us great insight and power and gives us the ability as human beings make sense of our lives. With this in mind, let’s reflect…

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Ellis’ Absolutistic Beliefs

Albert Ellis who as many of our readers will know was the founder of Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT), one of the approaches that influenced…

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Relapse Prevention in Models of Therapy

Our attention turns to Relapse Prevention Therapy and the models used within it. Relapse Prevention and Management techniques should be skilfully passed…

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Negative Thinking

Negative thinking affects all of us. We have designed our own Psycho education process that can help identify, clarify and evaluate unhelpful thoughts…

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