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Every thing you need to know about Defense Mechanism

A defense mechanism is a way for the mind to protect us from being consciously aware of thoughts or feelings that are too difficult to tolerate. In other words, it allows the unconscious thought, feeling or fears to be expressed indirectly in some type of disguised form.

On this page, you will find links to pages explaining different psychological defense mechanisms and the ways to help the clients break through the same.

Defence Mechanisms in Psychology-

What are they and how are they holding you back The Human Mind’s First Line of Defence Imagine the Human Mind, poised like a soldier within the Human Body. It seems that this tiny soldier is out to guard himself

Fingers Crossed Magical Undoing Defense Mechanism

Magical undoing – Psychological Defense Mechanism

Introduction In this post we will focus on understanding the psychological defense mechanism of Magical Undoing, along with the steps therapists can take to help client move beyond this defense. Magical Undoing: Examples Instance 1: When the teacher asked me

Regression - Defense Mechanism

Regression – A Defense Mechanism

In this Article, we will focus on Understanding what does regression as a defence mechanism mean How it can benefit in the short run How it can create problems in the long run and Finally how therapists can help clients

Sublimation - Psychological Defense Mechanism

Are you using Sublimation as a Psychological defence mechanism?

Defense Mechanism of Sublimation: Case Study Uma is a widowed woman; she has never had feelings for any man other than her deceased husband. She gets introduced to her daughter’s boyfriend and suddenly feels attracted to the young man. What

Avoidance - Repression is unconscious, suppression is conscious

Suppression and Repression – Defense Mechanisms

Repression and suppression are very similar defense mechanisms which people use in order for them to cope with a stimulus that can harm them. What is the Defense Mechanism of Suppression? Suppression is a psychological defense mechanism where an individual