Category Archives: Anger

Anger Myth-It is better to let it out

Anger Myth The article published today [see below], states that it is a myth to "let anger out". This is a traditional technique that is still taught in some anger management courses. However at Cognitive Principle Therapy we have never recommended this technique in the last 10 years. What we teach is how to subconsciously…
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CPT View of Depersonalisation

What is depersonalisation? In cognitive principle theory depersonalisation can be viewed as a dysfunctional state of the Observable self. The observable self occurs when the conscious mind deliberately chooses not to think and enters the neutral state within the Task Positive Network. [TPN Neutral]. This is a mindful state and triggers the Default Mode Network…
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FREE COUNSELLING

FREE COUNSELLING We are offering a free counselling  service for 16-24 year-olds living in Melbourne. Email your interest NOW:  robertbmcinnes@gmail.com   During Covid19 we are offering four free counselling sessions of one hour each to 16-24 year old’s living in Melbourne, particularly those struggling with their VCE year or 1st year at University. The free…
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Anger-Where is it heading?

Anger-Where is it heading? After eight years in private practice of conducting anger management sessions, I have just passed 1000 one on one,  face to face clients. The big change over the last 8 years is the number of clients who now present with explosive anger, which is where anger goes up quickly, comes down…
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