Every time we use events as evidence to support our core beliefs, we strengthen those belief. This becomes a problem when we fail to process any positive data that is contrary to a core belief that is dysfunctional. We confuse our assumptions with our core beliefs. Knowing what is, and isn’t, a dysfunctional core belief can help.
About Dave Lechnyr, LCSW
Dave Lechnyr is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Eugene, Oregon. He works with individuals and couples who want help in navigating life and who desire to become a better version of themselves. He is a Gottman Certified Therapist and has also trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.