In the spirit of sharing more of my own challenges with mental and emotional illness, this example and chapter share by James from his memoir is informative and appreciated. I too was introduced to CBT back in 2002 and it does work. I also did most with music as well…Cat
Last Saturday, I held a “mental health discussion” on Zoom. I consider it a success as there were many questions and great dialogue within a small group. I will be writing about this experience later this week, and on Saturday, I will be hosting another Zoom get together. One of the topics that came up was Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and I wanted to share one of the chapters in my memoir The Bipolar Writer: A Memoir about learning Mood Induction therapy, which has served me well as a part of my CBT training. Mood Induction is a small part of the process, but for me, it is one of my favorites. I am in no way a professionally licensed therapist, and this chapter from experience only.
I promised one the participants that I would share this as a stepping stone for them to research CBT.
Chapter Thirty-Two: My CBT Journey…
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