Effective strategies for responding to the inner critic
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Effective strategies for responding to the inner critic

Transform your inner life
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Created by Nathan Beel
Last updated 1/2017
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
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What Will I Learn?
  • understand what the inner critic is and what effect it has on people
  • recognise three different approaches for responding to the inner critic
  • apply each of the three strategies and know which one works best for them
  • feel more confident, knowledgeable, and be more proactive with their inner critic
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Requirements
  • Be willing to become aware of your own inner psychological processes
Description

This course teaches students about a psychological process associated with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and a range of other distressing problems. The process is frequently called the inner critic. The course will teach people to understand what the inner critic is, where it comes from, and what impact is has on us. 

The second part of the course describes a range of strategies from three psychological schools. Students are encouraged to try out each strategy presented with messages from their own inner critic to determine which strategies are most effective and provide the best fit. 

This course is designed for anybody who struggles with their inner critic or simply wishes to understand it more. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who struggles with low self-esteem, depression, perfectionism, or negative self-talk
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
01:02:42
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:03

This lecture introduces the course content.

Preview 01:03
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All about the inner critic
4 Lectures 16:25

This lecture describes what the inner critic is.

Preview 04:22

This lecture will describe key differences between healthy and unhealthy self-criticism

Distinguish healthy from unhealthy self-criticism
05:48

This section describes the relationship between the inner critic and the person, how the inner critic has its own characteristics, and how it develops.

Preview 03:54

The inner critic does not intend to destroy you. Find out its main purpose.

Purpose of the inner critic
02:21
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Psychological theories about the inner critic
3 Lectures 06:14

This section highlights two broad psychological theories that relate to the concept of the inner critic.

Psychological theories relating to the inner critic
02:44

This is an exercise on how to an appropriate psychological space from the inner critic.

Creating a safe distance from the critic
02:04

This exercise forms the foundations for upcoming strategies described in this course.

Exercise - Develop a list of key inner critic phrases to defuse
01:26
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Strategies for responding to the inner critic
9 Lectures 28:10

This section looks at common strategies people use to respond to their inner critic attacks.

Preview 06:00

Activity: Analysing your critic's commands
00:35

This section will explore strategies for changing thinking patterns and understanding your personal rights.

Strategies 2: Cognitive approaches (including rights-based approach)
07:41

Activity: Test the cognitive strategy with your critic
00:44

Activity: Test the rights approach with your critic
00:26

Strategies 3: Mindfulness-based strategies
02:25

This mindfulness exercise enables the student to have an example of mindfulness principles in relation to their chosen inner critic statement.

Mindfulness exercise
04:51

Experiential strategies aim to create a positive relationship with the inner critic. This lecture talks about what this means and why this can work.

Strategies 4: Experiential strategies
03:19

This activity guides the student to activities that can begin the process of developing a different relationship with their inner critic. 

Activity: An experiential strategy with your critic
02:07
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Prevention
1 Lecture 01:54

Prevention is about being prepared for those times the inner critic attacks. This lecture provide strategies students can use to prepare themselves. 

Prevention approaches
01:54
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:44

This lecture summarises this course. 

Conclusion and references
01:44
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Bonus Lectures
2 Lectures 07:21
Bonus lecture: My strategies
06:46

Bonus lecture: More resources and vouchers
00:35
About the Instructor
Nathan Beel
4.3 Average rating
52 Reviews
1,481 Students
4 Courses
Lecturer, counsellor, clinical supervisor

Nathan Beel is a lecturer, counsellor, and clinical supervisor. Nathan has taught, published, and presented in a wide range of counselling related topics, and has delivered counselling services for the past 20 years. He is a Registrant and endorsed Supervisor of the Psychotherapy and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA), and a Clinical Member of the Queensland Counsellors Association (QCA).