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When A Patient Becomes Aggressive & Passive-Agressive Vs. Assertive

A therapist I supervise came to me with a case:

F. struggles with relationships and socializing.

The sensory processing and cognitive issues she's struggled with since childhood cause her to misunderstand or miss social cues. Therefore, her responses to people's words, gestures, or tone of voice often were often wildly inappropriate and misfire.

One of the biggest issues for her used to be her inability to read when someone was belittling or bullying her. Her social awkwardness made her an easy target.

With the guidance of her counselor as well as support in developing a healthy response to bullying, she began to be able to assert herself and even stand up for herself, too.

She learned about healthy boundaries and in cases where she used to get overly involved in other people's lives, especially people who were using and/or abusing her, she began to be able to recognize
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8 Steps To Healthy Thoughts & Feelings

Your thoughts and feelings are not, as some suggest, your interface with reality.

They are your reality. 

That's why understanding that you can change your thoughts and feelings is so important, because once you believe you can change them, you give yourself the freedom to do so.

Gaining mastery over your thoughts and feelings changes your life.

Of course, this is easier said than done. 
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