Online Therapy via Skype

Talk to a therapist online via Skype

Welcome! My name is Peter Strong, PhD; I am a Professional ONLINE THERAPIST and I offer online therapy via Skype for the treatment of anxiety, depression, addictions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anger Management Online, Stress Management and treatment for PTSD and any other emotional problems that you may be struggling with. During these online therapy sessions I will teach you effective methods for working with your emotions and patterns of reactive-compulsive thinking using the well-established techniques of Mindfulness Therapy and Online Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). I specialize in Mindfulness Therapy, which is particularly effective for anxiety and depression and you can learn more about this style of psychotherapy by reading the many articles on this site ONLINE THERAPY and by watching the videos on my main online therapy site and on my YouTube Online Therapy Video channel.

Here is an introductory video about online Skype therapy:



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Online therapy for anxiety and depression

This is a great way to get help with emotional problems like anxiety and depression and for help with recovery from an addiction.

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Welcome! My name is Peter Strong and I'm a professional online therapist. I offer Skype counseling to provide help with anxiety, depression, dependence and other difficult emotions that you could be experiencing. I am a professional psychotherapist, located in Boulder, Colorado, and I specialize in Mindfulness Therapy, which I offer online via Skype. Do please contact me, if you're interested in Skype counseling, e-mail me and we could discuss whether Skype counseling is the right choice for you personally.

Counseling over Skype is definitely quite popular these days as an alternative to traditional office-based visits, which, of course, take up lots of time, also it's often very difficult to find the proper kind of therapist to work with in your local area. So, Skype counseling is far more suitable for you.

Also, most of my clients possess a particular interest in mindfulness-based treatment. Mindfulness Therapy is becoming very highly respected now notably for treating depression and anxiety.

 It enables you to change your relationship to the information of your thoughts to ensure that you may not become overwhelmed by traumatic emotions, and by reactive thinking, excessive worrying, also. In my opinion, Mindfulness Therapy is one of the best methods available right now for working with anxiety and depression and for working out those emotions that are compulsive behind obsessive compulsive thinking, or OCD, and for working with dependence.

Therefore, if you're thinking about knowing more about Skype counseling, do please visit my website,, and send me an e-mail, and then we could schedule a Skype counseling treatment session. The first session is always a TRIAL SESSION, and you also can learn more about that on my website, but fundamentally, the trial session is a way of testing whether this strategy to online treatment and Mindfulness therapy is everything you are seeking. Should you not find it useful then there isn't any charge for that trial session.

So, please, contact me and let us schedule a Skype therapy session. Thanks!

Online Therapy for Anxiety and Depression
Online Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

Online Therapy is very good for anxiety and panic attacks

Online Therapy appears to be particularly ideal for helping individuals affected by Panic Disorder and Social Anxiety as illustrated in a study published in the Scandinavian J. of Behaviour Therapy (2003) called, 'Web-based Treatment for Panic Disorder'. Other studies demonstrate effectiveness for stress and depression management.

Online Mindfulness Therapy, as developed by Dr Peter Strong in the 1980s and described in his book, 'The Path of Mindfulness Meditation' (Amazon) is one of the very most promising approaches for helping individuals understand the way to make changes at the core level of complex emotions including depression and stress. Mindfulness Treatment helps neutralize the negative self- reactive and talk thinking that perpetuates the mental anguish associated with stress and depression. Above all, an internal healing space, referred to as the Healing Space of Aware Awareness that allows emotions to unfold, unwind and be malleable again is produced by Mindfulness Therapy. Mindfulness lets psychological suffering transform to improve and conclude.

In the Mindfulness approach to counseling that is internet Skype video call sessions consist of a mixture of teaching and direct experiential work where clients are taught just how to work making use of their stress or other emotions using mindfulness.

Mindfulness is a very unique form of comprehension that's both the passive qualities of acceptance, openness and genuine friendship towards our psychological suffering. This compassionate face of mindfulness is the most crucial for creating the curative space in which healing and transformation usually takes place efficiently. As one great teacher expressed it, we learn to grin with kindness, patience and genuine tenderness - at our anguish. Try it and see on your own. Our typical reaction is to resist our suffering and run in the other direction. Then everything starts to change, when we pick to be fully present, without responding and healing becomes a real chance. It is not simple, but it is a sure course.

Mindfulness additionally has the active aspects of investigation, vigilance and benevolence.
Vigilance describes the most recognizable face of mindfulness where we train ourselves to comprehend emotional reactions as they appear through the entire day. Our unawareness is depended on by emotional reactions. This really is when they've most power, when hidden. Turn on the lights and they immediately lose their power. Keep the lights on plus they will gradually melt away. This really is only one of the most remarkable features of mindfulness: Direct conscious knowledge brings about healing by itself. It really is similar to shining a spotlight on a block of ice, the frozen emotions: The heat of the light will slowly melt the ice and free the stuck feeling energy. All we need to do is remain cognizant and mindful rather than become distracted into thinking or reacting to the emotion being detected. We only have to remain focused and present on the emotion plus it'll change by itself. In reality, the problem is just not in the emotion just as much as to the emotion, which inhibit this direct curing awareness in our reactions. This is called the healing presence of mindfulness, a really exceptional happening that just now are we beginning to understand. Obviously, this was described by the Buddha in detail over 2600 years ago!

During meditation-based therapy sessions we observe the emotions quite closely, as though under a microscope, studying the procedure for their originating in great detail. It is this fantastic attention to detail that is among the hallmarks of mindfulness and among the reasons why it is so powerful for transforming difficult emotions. Actually the 'devil' is in our unawareness of the details - . What we must do is go beneath the ideas to reveal the sensory structure of the emotion. Here is the active part of mindfulness called Investigation.
The essential structure of our emotions is very distinct to the word-labels that people normally use when talking about our emotions, and in the majority of cases this internal language of the emotions is not words whatsoever, but imagery. We believe, "I 'm upset," but the process that creates this emotion is founded on a move of vibrant colors for example red or orange and it's also the unique color that generates the emotion of rage inside. The color red a part of the structure of the emotion. If you look carefully at any given emotion you will almost always locate a deeper and hidden structure with special colors as well as shapes. This really is significant because you are able to experiment with changing the color as well as bringing another color in as a resource. The color crimson may neutralize. Any change in the central arrangement of the imagery can generate very profound changes . Finding this inner universe of imagery in a emotion is a fundamental section of mindfulness treatment. Mindfulness is always a movement to the underlying sensory structure of thought in the superficial surface layers of idea and it's also in the recognition of the detail that change becomes possible. But to find this regularly, hidden structure of our emotions we must build a connection with all the emotion in which we're free to inquire with mindfulness that is continual. Work with those colors and see the way that it changes the intensity of the emotions.
The benevolent feature of mindfulness is the desire to produce beneficial change and healing of the painful emotion. We explore with sensitivity that is great what changes in the sensory level, such as changes in color, can be felt to bring about healing. We then develop theses changes and magnify them until there's a full resolution by paying really careful attention to any subtle changes at the feeling level of the emotion. It's all about paying very close attention to detail, and this really is exactly what we cultivate in Mindfulness Treatment.

Approval-Openness-Friendliness : Vigilance-Investigation-Benevolence

That is Mindfulness Therapy as used to healing worry, depression and anxiety. All this subtle experiential work may be carried out very well through Skype-based call sessions that were video. Why? Because mindfulness therapy is all about what you do not what the therapist does to you. His job will be to ease your own inner process of healing and discovery through the use of mindfulness. This is that which we educate at the Boulder Center for Mindfulness Therapy.

Online Therapy for Anxiety and Depression
Online Therapy for Anxiety and Depression

Mindfulness Therapy Online for General Anxiety Disorder

General Anxiety Disorder is an extremely common illness that affects many of us at some time in our own lives. At any one time it is estimated that least 10 million men and women in the usa have been diagnosed with GAD and so are actively seeking treatment through medication or some form of cognitive therapy.

In essence persistent stress is a kind of extreme worrying about well-being, work, fear of the future or a wide array of situations which will occur in the future that creates an enormous quantity of emotional anguish. So what can we do to control our stress levels?

It is crucial to comprehend that tension, like most emotional reactions, has a construction. Associated Emotional Feeling Energy but is produced by the mixture of two elements: Consideration structures, although it's not a random process.

We are all acquainted with the patterns of negative thinking that is recurring: the consideration loops that maintain and amplify worry and stress. This internal dialogue sometimes strikes us in the early hours of the morning, if we can sleep whatsoever and might be constant! We become consumed by worry about things that could never happen. But, most importantly, the worry thinking doesn't in any way help us cope with all the objective reality of matters that need our attention. Actually the reactive thinking makes us less able to manage, leaves us feeling confused and drained.

Certainly, the path to controlling anxiety must involve shifting these internal negative thought loops and beliefs. Yet, most folks find this incredibly difficult to do. They know in a conceptual level the worry is not helpful and irrational and is causing them to become ill, but no amount of self -conversation seems to shift the tension. It is because there is an alternative element that is actually far more important than the content of beliefs and the negative ideas: Mental Feeling Energy. This is exactly what gives significance and power to our thoughts, as well as in anxiety formations, substantial concentrations of mental energy become attached to the words or beliefs. With this understanding, we see that if we can locate a means to release this energy that is stuck, then the thoughts and beliefs will lose their power and compulsive mastery of our thinking and will are usually replaced by thoughts that are suitable. In time it'll fade away, but minus the mental investment, it has to go although the negative notion may arise out of habit.

Focusing on releasing the stuck, frozen psychological energy which has become attached to habitual thinking is one of the primary focuses of Mindfulness Therapy. We train ourselves to identify these negative idea responses. Because we cannot alter what we cannot see this is most important. Thus, we ought to make our responses by paying very close attention to capture them, observable as and when they arise. But we switch our focus away from narrative or the content that forms the cognitive structure of the anxiety reaction to the emotional feeling quality that provides power to it. This really is called "sitting with all the emotion." We learn to sit with our anxiety, without getting caught up in additional reactivity and thinking, or in trying to attack the thoughts that are negative. We're, actually, learning how to turn our attention towards the reaction, and this alters everything.

 His heart racing would be noticed by him and he was obsessed with worry that he'd pass out right there in the middle of the event or presentation. He was quite fearful of any new situation and hated leaving house, hated traveling.

In a session of Mindfulness Therapy, Jeff learned to identify these habitual patterns of tension-producing thoughts and then learned to sit with the feeling energy that encompassed the ideas at the center of the emotional reaction. He began to find details regarding the internal construction of the feeling energy, as he did this. This surprises most people when they begin mindfulness therapy. They've never actually looked into their feelings before.

What Jeff found is the concerned feeling was definitely related to brilliant colors, with extreme red and orange, and that these shades felt hot. The more he looked at the feeling, the more he learned about its internal construction. He also noticed the way the color seemed to take the form of a fuzzy cloud, a fog that surrounded his whole body.

This kind of detail that is sensory and experiential is crucial because they're actual, and Jeff certainly felt these shades resonated together with his stress feeling. The power that leads to transformation is definitely in the details, not the abstract ideas or thoughts about an emotion. When a man says, "I am anxious" they're simply experiencing a superficial amount of the emotion and this really is very hard to change because it's so subjective. We could experiment with making subtle alterations to the colour and type of the emotion and monitor how this changes things. In the case of Jeff, he discovered that when he visualized surrounding the hot red feelings that were colored together with the vastness of the night skies the degree of his anxiety fell to a 4 on a scale of 10.

This simple change in his inner vision permitted him to change the level of anxiety dramatically, and this was followed with a significant shift in his perception of the specific situation as well as in his beliefs and self-confidence. This fundamental change was followed by the mental transformations at the feeling level, because the beliefs rely on feeling energy to give them power and meaning, and this really is quite typical. As the vision changes you change the feeling, so that as the feeling energy is discharged cognition change and the beliefs in direct proportion.

 Jeff started to experience himself more as the nighttime skies rather than as the hot spot of anxiety: He starts to see himself as the vast broad existence of the consciousness as opposed to the contracted state of psychological responses. Everything changes for the better when you embrace your painful emotions with conscious mindfulness.

Online Therapy - Talk to a therapist online
Online Therapy - Talk to a therapist online