The stages of change model, also known as the transtheoretical model (TTM), describes an individual's readiness or willingness to change and breaks down the change process.
Positive affirmations are self-affirming statements or phrases people can say or repeat to themselves to potentially improve their thoughts, feelings, and mood.
Automatic negative thoughts are involuntary and hard to inhibit self-statements influenced by negative underlying core beliefs and include negative thoughts about oneself, perceived threats from others, and the future.
Perfectionism is a personality trait characterized by a person’s striving for flawlessness, setting excessively high standards, and a tendency to be overly critical of oneself and others. While perfectionism can motivate people to achieve their goals, it can also have negative consequences for mental health, such as increased stress, anxiety, and other conditions.
Researchers find that Heart Rate Variability (HRV) helps determine outcome success for short-term psychotherapeutic intervention.
A binaural beat occurs when listening to two different tones of specific frequencies, one in each ear, causing the brain to create an auditory illusion of a third tone resembling “one tone that fluctuates in frequency or loudness.”
Affirmative therapy is a therapeutic approach often applied to marginalized communities that draws from affirmative psychology, sexual minority stress theory, and the concepts of intersectionality.