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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

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 – 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

Are you using Sublimation as a Psychological defence?

In this article / video we will focus on understanding the defense mechanism of Sublimation Compare it with displacement how it can help and hinder our growth Finally how therapists and coaches can help clients whose growth is being hindered

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 suppression? Suppression is a useful psychological mechanism; here we force the unwanted information out

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