The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast

Avoidance: Is Ignorance Truly Bliss?

September 11, 2022 The Formulation Station Episode 22
The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast
Avoidance: Is Ignorance Truly Bliss?
Show Notes

 Welcome to The Formulation Station: A Psychology Podcast with your co-hosts, Dr. Aimee Maxwell and Jessica Graham!  On today’s episode, we discuss all things avoidance, including:

·       What is avoidance?

·       Types of avoidance

·       Why do we avoid?

·       What kinds of things do we avoid?

·       How avoidance begets avoidance 

·       Warning signs

·       Some strategies to deal with avoidance

We also continuing the avoidance discussion on Therapy Corner with viewer questions, and Jess and Aimee both share their Psychsesses and Human Moments. If you have a question that you want answered during our Therapy Corner segment, DM us on Instagram @theformulationstationpodcast or email us at theformulationstation@gmail.com

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