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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Tom Skotidas shares his insights on how to identify and overcome Imposter Syndrome (04 July 2023)

Improving Mindset and Performance

Tom Skotidas speaking at the ICON APAC Forum on improving mindset and performance (19 July 2023)

Overcoming Psychological Trauma

Tom Skotidas shares his insights on how to identify, treat, and overcome psychological trauma (14 November 2023)

Latest Treatments for ADHD

Treatments for ADHD

Tom Skotidas speaking on the latest behavioural and psychotherapy treatments for ADHD (05 December 2023)

Articles

To Thrive, Make the Unconscious Conscious

To Thrive, Make the Unconscious Conscious

In this article, Tom Skotidas discusses the hidden impact of childhood survival strategies on adult behaviors. He explains how these unconscious habits, rooted in early experiences of suppressing emotions or adapting to stress, shape our lives. Drawing on modern research, Skotidas offers practical steps to understand and transform the unseen forces that guide our decisions and relationships.

Notes on Couples Therapy

Notes on Couples Therapy

In this article, Tom Skotidas explores the transformative effects of couples therapy, focusing on the power of emotional expression to bridge communication gaps in relationships. He highlights key strategies in couples counselling, such as role reversal and the Cycle of Emotions, to facilitate deeper connection. This approach to relationship therapy acknowledges core emotions to resolve conflicts and strengthen bonds between partners.

How to Manage Rumination

How to Manage Rumination

In this article, Tom Skotidas explores rumination, the cycle of overthinking that traps many in a loop of negative thoughts about past mistakes and experiences. You will gain insights into the role that hidden emotions play in sustaining this cycle and learn strategies that can help you break free from rumination, improve emotional well-being, and meet your best self.

Understand Emotions. Understand Yourself.

Understand Emotions. Understand Yourself.

In this article, Tom Skotidas presents his model of emotions, distinguishing between primary and secondary emotions and their impact on our lives. You will gain insights into how to leverage both types of emotions to regulate your behaviour, improve your relationships, and meet your best self.

The Thing About Procrastination

In this article, Tom Skotidas uncovers the complexities of procrastination, tracing its roots to underlying fear and existential conflicts. You will gain insights into identifying these foundational causes and applying strategies to confront and navigate through them, enabling you to pursue actions more aligned to your core values.

How to Cross Your Moat

How to Cross Your Moat

In this article, Tom Skotidas explores “Moats,” the gaps between your current self and your best self, created by avoidant behaviours. You will gain insights into identifying the cognitive and emotional patterns that hold you back, and learn strategies that can help you move closer to your goals and meeting your best self.

Why Core Values Are Critical to Your Mindset & Performance

In this article, Tom Skotidas explores the concept of Core Values, the foundational beliefs that dictate how we choose to show up in life. You will learn how core values can guide you toward actions and decisions that help you find meaning and meet your best self.

How to Overcome a Difficult Work Relationship

In this article, Tom Skotidas introduces Chairwork, a technique for addressing and overcoming difficult work relationships. You will discover how to engage in experiential dialogue with key figures in your personal or work life, allowing you to express yourself authentically, gain new perspectives, and meet your best self.

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome Using These Brief, Evidence-based Tactics

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

In this article, Tom Skotidas addresses the challenge of Imposter Syndrome, where individuals doubt their accomplishments and fear being exposed as a fraud. You will discover evidence-based tactics for managing these feelings, build psychological resilience. and meet your best self.

A Brief, Evidence-Based Tactic to Help You Meet Your Best Self

The Miracle Question: A Brief Tactic to Help You Meet Your Best Self

In this article, Tom Skotidas introduces the Miracle Question, a cornerstone of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), renowned for facilitating profound change in clients’ lives. You will explore the transformative power of envisioning your ideal future in detail, focusing on how you think, feel, and act once your challenges are resolved.

A Brief, Evidence-Based Tactic to Reduce Your Anxiety or Panic Attack

A Brief, Evidence-Based Tactic to Reduce Your Anxiety or Panic Attack

In this article, Tom Skotidas introduces the Diving Reflex, an evidence-based method to manage anxiety and panic symptoms. You will learn how this physiological response, triggered by cold water immersion, can help regulate your heart rate and oxygen consumption, offering immediate relief from anxiety and panic attacks.

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