Black and white thinking is the tendency to see things as all-or-nothing, things are either good or bad, right or wrong. We will all be able to recognise this type of thinking from time to time. Here Lisa Johnston, CBT Therapist and founder of My Therapist Online, shares some advice about how best to manage this type of unhelpful thinking in order to find the grey… or indeed a range of colour in the way we perceive things.
Advice for friends and family - how to encourage and support someone who is engaging in treatment for an anxiety problem.
Get help to feel more able to offer loved ones emotional support as they move forwards on what, at times, can feel like a bumpy road to recovery.
Includes suggestions of things you could say as well as advice about what not to say.