Best Therapists for Emotional Self-regulation

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Gaston Molina

Clinical Psychologist & Therapist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
12+ years: Experience
400+ Happy Clients
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Julieta Carrasco

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
19+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Business Coach
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Georgianna Fernandez ( Not Accepting New Clients )

Clinical & Counseling Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
24+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
Christina Patitsa

Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Greek
  • English
16+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
José Luis Tavela

Clinical & Counselling Psychologist

speaks:
  • English
  • Spanish
16+ years: Experience
150+ Happy Clients
  • ABA Therapy
  • ACT Practitioner
  • Business Coach
  • CBT Practitioner
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • DBT Practitioner
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Michel Haddad

Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
5+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
Enas Mashal (Not Accepting New Clients)

Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
21+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
Astir Bou Antoun

Counselling & Clinical Psychologist

speaks:
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
24+ years: Experience
100+ Happy Clients
  • Expressive Art Therapy
  • Family Constellation Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
Chryssa Charizani

Counselling Psychologist & And Life Coach

speaks:
  • English
  • Greek
6+ years: Experience
50+ Happy Clients
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Life Coach
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychoanalysis
Pilar Pastoriza ( Not Accepting New Clients )

Clinical Psychologist & CBT therapist

speaks:
  • Spanish
  • English
31+ years: Experience
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Compassionate Therapy
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Life Coach
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

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Emotional self-regulation is an individual therapy that directly affects the regulation of emotions. Many treatments work simultaneously for emotional regulation, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) and other tools and techniques my therapist uses to help the patient identify, acknowledge and describe the emotions.

Psychologist counselling helps the patient's emotional dysregulation problem by using CBT and DBT therapies because it's directly related to the mental condition. It can be cured by getting consistent counselling sessions.

Emotional dysregulation problem is not a mental illness by itself. Still, it can be a major symptom of borderline personality disorder (BPD), Bipolar disorder (BPD) and Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD). It needs to be treated by a proven and experienced psychologist.

What is Emotional Self-Regulation?

The individual’s ability to understand, use and manage feelings is known as emotional self-regulation. Furthermore, self-regulation emotional intelligence is to act rationally rather than showing impulsiveness.

How to Improve Self-Regulation Emotional Intelligence?

The ways that can enable an individual to enhance self-regulation emotional intelligence are:

Understand the Feelings

Most people make impulsive decisions or act according to cultural norms. The inability to understand feelings can affect decision-making. Therefore, people must understand their feelings and then act rationally.

Maintain a Journal

People must what triggers their anger and frustration. Keeping a journal and writing down the events that cause anger can help the person understand the root cause and make a plan to avoid complications in the future.

Positive Affirmations

Positive self-talk can help individuals feel confident and manage their emotions. The conscious effort of understanding emotions can help the person become of their actions and feelings.

Focus on Other Options

People must take action to avoid behaving against cultural norms or impulsively. Understanding the situation and behaving accordingly allows the individual to feel content and become successful.

What are Emotional Self-Regulation Techniques?

The effective emotional self-regulation techniques are:

Practicing Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a technique that enables the person to focus on the present. Understand the physiological and psychological response to a stressor. Practicing mindfulness allows the person to understand emotions and act accordingly. The techniques help the person gain control over the emotions and feelings that can affect different aspects of life.

Application of Attention-Diverting Strategies

The diversion of emotions helps the individual focus on other aspects. The person gets time to understand the severity of the situation and other options. However, it is not an appropriate technique for every situation. It can lead to denial, which leads to further complications. The undealt emotions can affect psychological and physical health after some time.

Positive Self Talk

The negative thought process affects behavior and feelings. Therefore, it is necessary to focus on emotional self-regulation. The individuals who reframe their situation and constantly remind themselves of their achievements are able to control their emotions and behavior. Hence, emotional self-regulation intelligence requires the person to look at the positive aspects and gain control over the situation.

Question Yourself

Anger and frustration can affect behavior and feelings. Therefore, people must question themselves before acting. The techniques enable the person to question themselves and think of other options. Also, the person must think about what their best self would think of the situation. It permits the person to become content and act logically rather than impulsively.

Cognitive Reappraisal

In some situations, the person may become aggressive, which affects the ability to act rationally. Hence, it is beneficial to make a conscious effort to avoid people that can trigger emotional instability through verbal communication and behavior.

What is the Significance of Emotional Regulation in Child Development?

Emotional self-regulation enables the child to understand their feelings and behave accordingly. The foundation of healthy emotional self-regulation in children starts at home. Primary caregivers must provide a healthy environment where the child learns to regulate their emotions effectively.

What is the Importance of Emotional Self-Regulation?

The benefits of emotional self-regulation are:

Self-Awareness

The implementation of emotional self-regulation strategies enables the person to become self-aware. It allows the person to understand feelings and emotions without bias and social expectations.

Helps Gain Control Over the Situations

Emotional self-regulation helps to control the physical response of impulsive emotions and helps the person make logical decisions rather than acting aggressively.

Enhance Personal and Professional Relationships

Individuals who remain calm and composed during hardships and anxiety-provoking situations learn to cope with people of different temperaments. It allows them to make links in professional settings.

What are Effective Tips to Enhance Emotional Self-Regulation Among Adults?

The tips for adults to enhance their emotional self-regulation intelligence are:

Evaluate the Situation

The first step is to evaluate the situation and its severity. The person must understand if they can gain control over the situation or if avoidance is better than confrontation.

Understand How You Feel

It is essential to understand your own emotions. The person must understand if they feel angry or that the situation does not affect them at all. If they feel frustrated, they must practice mindfulness and make rational decisions.

Monitor the Physiological Response

People who want to practice self-regulation of emotions must monitor their bodily changes. Rage can lead to an increase in heart palpitations and sweating. It affects their ability to function adequately in every aspect of life. Controlling the physiological response by deep breathing prevents anxiety attacks and related complications.

What are Effective Self-Regulation Strategies for Children?

The caregivers must remain vigilant and supportive to promote emotional regulation in children. The ways that caregivers can provide a healthy environment to enable the child to learn how to become content and regulate emotions effectively are:

Role Modeling

Children learn behavior from their primary nurturers. Hence, caregivers must provide a safe and healthy environment to reduce behavioral problems. Role modeling and managing stress can help the child learn to behave rationally rather than impulsively.

Effectively Communicate the Feelings

Caregivers must encourage the children to verbally communicate their feelings. It helps them become self-aware of their feelings. Thus, caregivers can ask the child to rate their anger on a scale of 0-10. It will promote self-awareness, which will allow the child to act rationally.

Use Positive Affirmations

Positive affirmations help the child become confident and conscious of their feelings.

Understand the Emotions

Projection of anger and aggression and celebration achievements helps the child learn to effectively regulate their emotions. Thus, parents and close family members must encourage the child to behave according to their feelings.

Caregivers who notice their child behaves distantly or against the norms must seek professional help. The therapist will provide guidance regarding emotional self-regulation techniques that will enable the child to understand the feelings and behave accordingly. Caregivers can connect to reliable and competent specialists through Fitcy Health.

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