MedCircle Original Series

Conquering Your Thought Distortions

There are 19 cognitive distortions that you probably don’t even realize you are experiencing.

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Series Overview

The 19 Cognitive Distortions & How to Spot Them 26 Min

Many of us assume the worst result even when there is little to no evidence to support it. Dr. Varma explains that assuming the worst is just one of 19 cognitive distortions that are keeping you from living your best life.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: How It Works & How to Find It 32 Min

It’s one of the most popular evidenced-based therapies that is changing people’s lives all over the world. Dr. Varma details what cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is and how you can start to implement these strategies in your own mental health practices.

All-Or-Nothing Thinking: Signs, Causes, & How to Overcome It 23 Min

One of the most common cognitive distortions is all-or-nothing thinking. In this session, Dr. Varma shows you how to overcome this mental block.

Overgeneralization: Signs, Causes, & How to Overcome It 12 Min

Another common cognitive distortion is overgeneralization - something that almost everyone does. Dr. Varma explains how you can conquer this thought distortion.

Negative Mental Filtering: Signs, Causes, & How to Overcome It 20 Min

In our final session, Dr. Varma gives you the tools to combat the popular cognitive distortion of negative mental filtering.


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About the Series

Cognitive Distortion. The term might not sound familiar to you, but you’ve definitely experienced at least one type of thought distortion – even if you didn’t realize it at the time. MedCircle sat down with leading psychiatrist, Dr. Sue Varma, to explore how cognitive distortions fuel a multitude of mental health conditions, just how widespread they are, and how they can hide in plain sight.

Dr. Varma also provides an in-depth education on how cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be used to temper your thought distortions and help you achieve optimal mental health.

Who is this series for?

If you ever felt that your thoughts are keeping you from taking your relationship, your work, or your life to the next level, then this series is for you.

“My therapist wanted me to learn about cognitive distortions and I found this series. I LOVED it! Thanks for making it easy to understand. I also showed it to my therapist and he was impressed.”
Amber A.

In this series, you’ll discover:

  • The 19 cognitive distortions you need to know to get out of your own way.
  • What cognitive behavioral therapy and how you can implement it in your life.
  • Specific tools to overcome all-or-nothing thinking, overgeneralization, and negative mental filtering – 3 of the most common cognitive distortions.

“The human spirit has the ability in spite of great adversity to still try to attempt to find beauty. Some of us have that ability naturally and some of us have to cultivate it.”

Board Certified Psychiatrist, M.D.


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You can get free access to all 5 segments of this video series when you become a MedCircle Member. You’ll also get access to every video series from the MedCircle doctors.