Self-Criticism Part 2: Finding Your Way Out of Self-Criticism
In the first post of this series, we looked at How Self-Criticism is Hurting You. It’s something we see in our San Francisco therapy practice with a great many people. Which means we have a lot of experience helping our clients navigate their way out of the hurtful path of self-criticism and self-judgment. In part…Read More
Self-Criticism Part 1: How Self-Criticism is Hurting You
Do you often judge yourself harshly? Self-criticism and self-judgment are the most common underlying issues we see in our San Francisco therapy practice. Under the outward struggles people are dealing with – work stress, relationship problems, depression, or addictive behavior – there is very often a deep sense of feeling flawed. This sense of feeling…Read More
I am not OK
I am not OK As San Francisco therapists specializing in DBT and couples therapy, we work with a lot of people who worry that at their core, they are not OK. The feeling of not being ok can sound like: I am a mess. I am f***ed up. I am not enough. I am unlikable.…Read More
What a stupid thing to do!
How do you talk to yourself when you make a mistake? What a stupid thing to do! How could I be so dumb? What’s wrong with me?! – or worse – I’m such a loser. I can’t do anything right. Does this sound familiar? Negative Self-Talk The things you say to yourself when you’ve…Read More