Category Archives: Cognitive Change

Cognitive change is a psychotherapeutic approach that addresses dysfunctional emotions, maladaptive behaviors and cognitive processes and contents through a number of goal-oriented, explicit systematic procedures. This technique acknowledges that there may be behaviors that cannot be controlled through rational thought. Cog is “problem focused” (undertaken for specific problems) and “action oriented” (therapist tries to assist the client in selecting specific strategies to help address those problems).

Samurai-style, I want to share with you where I come from.  My late father is Bruce Kawazoe, who use to be an electrician.  My mother is Elaine Kawazoe, retired, worked for First Insurance as an Associate Underwriter.  My sister Dena Kawazoe Kon is a special education teacher and was an excellent athlete in high school. […]

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“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” –  Charles Darwin How do you kick a habit that you just can’t give up – a problem that just won’t go away? Prochaska and DiClemente may provide some powerful solutions and lead you […]

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