communication

Therapy of Social Anxiety Disorder (5)

Therapy of Social Anxiety Disorder Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Social anxiety disorder can significantly reduce an individual’s choices in life and the quality of life overall. Since communication is the process by which humans fulfil their needs, values and aspirations, its effectiveness is important for satisfaction, contentment and happiness in life. It is the main …

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The Real Power of Love (4)

The Real Power of Love Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Love is a feeling that keeps the world turning. Why are we able to love? Often, we do not know what to do with this feeling. It can trigger fears and social anxiety, but we need it to continue on our path and get to the …

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Psychiatry (3)

Psychiatry Christian Jonathan Haverkampf M.D. Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various abnormalities related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Working on internal and external communication is a central focus in psychiatric treatment. Keywords: psychiatry, psychotherapy, communication, medicine Contents Introduction. 3 Communication. 4 …

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Objectives of Communication-Focused Therapy® (CFT) (1)

Objectives of Communication-FOcused Therapy® (CFT) Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Communication-Focused Therapy® (CFT) is a psychotherapy developed by the author, which has been described for a large number of mental health conditions. Through improvements of internal and external communication patterns, the quality of life of a patient can be improved. Keywords: objectives, communication-focused therapy, CFT, communication, …

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Feel Yourself (3)

Feel Yourself Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Feeling oneself may sound easy, but it is what we do not do enough of. It is a communication process with the parts of oneself that define who we are. The most therapy accomplishes is usually to facilitate this flow of information. Our values in the broadest sense, the …

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Compassion (2)

Compassion Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Compassion towards oneself and others helps improve mental health. Internal and external communication play important roles in understanding, initiating and furthering compassion. Compassion requires connectedness with oneself and others, while it leads to even greater connectedness with oneself and others. Compassion can thus bring people together and bridge differences through …

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Communication Patterns to Change Communication Patterns (1)

Communication Patterns to Change Communication Patterns Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Communication-Focused Therapy® (CFT) is a psychotherapy developed by the author, which has been described for a large number of mental health conditions. Ineffective and maladaptive communication patterns can be changed through communication. Keywords: communication patterns, change, communication-focused therapy, CFT, communication, psychotherapy, psychiatry Communication Patterns to …

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CBT and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (2)

CBT and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and psychodynamic psychotherapy, the less intensive form of psychoanalysis, are arguably the most prominent and well-researched schools of psychotherapy, apart from interpersonal therapy (IPT) models. Essentially all psychotherapies go back to the revolutionary concept of the ‘talking cure’ in the late nineteenth century, …

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Across the Seven Seas – Exploration as Therapy (3)

Across the Seven Seas: Exploration as Therapy Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Exploring new contacts and new situations can have a therapeutic effect if it leads to a greater perception of meaning. This can be helpful in depression, anxiety, burnout, eating disorders, ADHD and many other mental health conditions. Communication-Focused Therapy (CFT) focuses on how communication …

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