SONA KAKAR ON- OVERCOMING STRESS AND ANXIETY

WHAT IS STRESS It is a state of discomfort in the body . Symptoms that people experience during stress are actually anxiety symptoms  . If one is familiar with these symptoms of anxiety one may be able to learn how to regulate the symptoms and thereby achieve...

Sona Kakar on Supportive Psychotherapy

SUPPORTIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY Psychotherapy could be Supportive by allowing people to just speak, reassure them, guidance recommending relaxation, building on interests etc.For example if a lady has a problem with her colleague at the work place,which has led to some...
Sona Kakar on Emotions and Suffering

Sona Kakar on Emotions and Suffering

How do I take Care of my Emotions How do I take care of my Emotions?  When we talk of emotions ,different words pop up in our mind . Though we all want our emotions to be understood by our partners it is strange that when asked to identify which emotion we are...
Sona Kakar on Devaluation and criticism

Sona Kakar on Devaluation and criticism

1.Devaluation – The harsh Untruths One perfectly lovely day may be completely ruined by terribly harsh words. Especially from people we have learnt to respect . These words can shatter our image about ourselves or our image about them and certainly our...
Will I be judged?

Will I be judged?

Will I be judged? Great question.   Here the thought of being judged is terrifying but in reality this is just a critical thought that  pops up  in the head and sits judge on us without factoring in the reality that the counselor may or may not judge us...