Negative Thinking

A woman with scrambled thoughts. Basanti Counseling offers expert therapy.

Human beings are nonlinear dynamic systems and are influenced by biological, cognitive, and environmental factors. Conscious and unconscious information processing gives rise to automatic negative thoughts which shape personal views about the self, the world, and the future. From an evolutionary perspective, negative thinking helped with survival however excessive negative thinking can keep us stuck […]

Healing Beyond Trauma: EMDR’s Power

Blue eye. Nalin Bisnath offers expert and compassionate therapy.

Unlocking Inner Strength: How EMDR Therapy Rewires the Brain for Relief Key points Studies have demonstrated that EMDR is successful in dealing with traumatic experiences. EMDR can often succeed where other therapies do not, because of how it bypasses conscious thoughts about an event. In some cases, you can experience tangible benefits relatively quickly. EMDR […]

Borderline Personality Disorder

According to the American Psychiatric Association, borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by the instability of interpersonal relationships, affect (emotions) and cognition (perception). Onset of BPD is during adolescence and early adulthood. Traumatic childhood experiences and adversities including and not limited to abuse, parental neglect, and separation adds to the development of emotional behaviour associated with […]