Ahhhh… my favorite. I love this defense mechanism because it is by far the sneakiest. It’s considered one of the more advanced forms of defense mechanisms, meaning it needs a little more brain power than your average, everyday one, like denial for example. With denial, you can just flat out say, “No!” and close your eyes, plug your ears, and sing lalalalalalalalaaaaaah until whatever you’re trying to ignore goes away and you can continue back to your regular way of … →
Hi, I’m Jen. I’m a therapist with my M.A. in Mental Health Counseling newly residing in Seattle, Washington. I strongly believe in the mind-body connection as the cornerstone of my professional ideology, along with the healing possibilities of puppies, a good glass of red wine, the smell of a new book, and the importance of travel. Check out the “Mind Hacks” tab for all my posts about the mind and body.
I also occasionally write about my experiences as a counselor on the
American Counseling Association’s blog.
Search The Site
Tweetin' It Up
Tag Cloudaddiction adventures cats cbt counseling couples Couples Therapy depression emotions food friday fun Gottman half-marathon happiness harry potter health holidays jesse jobs love mental health mind Mind Hacks music patronus pets psychology puppies relationships romance running sass sassiness sassy seattle seattle therapist the case files theory therapist therapy The Sound Relationship House traveling vegetarian weekends