A friend of yours mistakenly thinks that a person with multiple personalities and a person with schizophrenia have the same condition. Explain to your friend why these two conditions are different.
OCD and Bipolar Disorder are 2 disorders that are commonly spoken about incorrectly in society. It is a big petpeeve of mine when someone passively says “oh I’m so OCD because I like my shirts folded a certain way” or “that girl is bipolar because she is mad one day and happy the next”. Have you heard people misrepresent these terms? There’s a difference in being picky vs having an OCD diagnosis. There’s a difference in being moody/dramatic and having a bipolar diagnosis. Please discuss the criteria for actually being diagnoses with these disorders and why people should not throw these terms around lightly.
What is meant by the term “directive” and “non-directive” in regards to therapy sessions? What types of therapists are directive? What types of therapists are non-directive? Do you have any general take-aways about this concept?
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular and most researched therapies right now. Let’s discuss this. What does a CBT session look like? What disorders is it best for? What’s the premise behind this therapy?