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Criss, Dr Lott W
(601) 362-8392
4230 Council Cir, Jackson, MS 39206
Live Oak Psychological Associates PA
(601) 352-7398
1151 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202
Jolly John B Dr
(601) 355-8378
1600 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202
Manning Edward L PhD
(601) 984-5521
2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
John L Cox Phd
(601) 352-7398
1151 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202
Brown James H Dr Psychologst R
(601) 982-2372
4614 Friar Cir, Jackson, MS 39211
Cypress Bend
(601) 982-8841
1855 Crane Ridge Dr Ste A, Jackson, MS 39216
Semko & Assoc
(601) 956-0862
1433 Woodfield Dr, Jackson, MS 39211
Scoggin Joe C Sr Dr PA
(601) 362-5468
1675 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Rosen Tillie LCSW
(601) 982-8700
1855 Crane Ridge Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Ronald S Drabman Phd Abpp
(601) 984-5855
2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
Brown Stella W PhD
(601) 362-2624
1775 Lelia Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Wellington Institute
(601) 487-8429
5360 Executive Pl, Jackson, MS 39206
Jeanette Rains Phd
(601) 984-4820
2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
Adams Robert A PhD
(601) 366-3660
2906 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
G F Beissel Dr
(601) 713-2702
1350 E Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39216
Dunn Joseph R Dr
(601) 981-6981
3000 Old Canton Rd, Jackson, MS 39216
Elias-Hooper, Teresa Psy.D., Ltd
(601) 982-8531
4500 I 55 N Ste 234, Jackson, MS 39211
Austin James B Dr
(601) 982-8700
1855 Crane Ridge Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Allin John M Jr PhD
(601) 714-4477
1600 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202
Douglas O Draper Dr
(601) 982-8531
4500 I 55 N Ste 234, Jackson, MS 39211
Elias-Hooper, Teresa Psy.D., Ltd. Highland Village
(601) 982-8531
4500 I 55 N Ste 234, Jackson, MS 39211
Morris & Mcdaniel Inc
(601) 353-0640
741 N Congress St, Jackson, MS 39202
Donald Raggio
(601) 984-5236
2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
E Fontaine John Dr
(601) 982-8700
1855 Crane Ridge Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Mayfield Gary K PhD ACSW LCSW
(601) 984-6650
2500 N State St, Jackson, MS 39216
Brown, Mary Evelyn Dr
(601) 981-1008
1818 Crane Ridge Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Featured Article

Improve Self-Esteem and Relationships - Psychologist Explains Use of the Binocular Trick

by: Gerald Solfanelli

People naturally want their thoughts, feelings, and experiences to be consistent. If someone interviews for a job, for example, that pays them more than they thought that they would ever earn (even though they are capable of and deserving of the job), their thought that they are incapable is inconsistent with their experience of being offered the interview. Ultimately, they will likely feel very nervous about the interview. As a result of this anxiety and worry, they will not likely interview well. Therefore, they will likely be rejected for the job. This rejection can be internalized as "proof" that they are undeserving, thereby added to their lower sense of self and self-esteem.

Immediately after their aforementioned rejection, their initial anxiety will likely ease, because their experience (getting rejected) is now consistent with their untrue thought (that they are not deserving). Nonetheless, they will likely continue to feel inferior and earn less money. The true reality, however, is that they were and are capable. As they understand this truth (no matter the etiology of the original belief) both in how he/she thinks and feels about themselves, they will perform much better in the future. This improved performance (based upon this change in perception and healthy understanding) will likely lead to ongoing approval and acceptance. This positive experience will likely lead to an overall improved sense of self, self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-image.

Another common "cognitive distortion," as described by Dr. David Burns' popularized information on cognitive behavioral therapy, that influences self-esteem is known as the "binocular trick." If one has ever looked into a pair of binoculars the wrong way, everything looks far away. In essence, people sometimes use this phenomenon upon themselves, while comparing themselves with others. One might look at one's own accomplishments as if through the wrong end of a pair of binoculars. Conversely, one may examine another's accomplishments as if through the right way through the same binoculars. When looking at one's shortcomings, there may be a tendency to examine these deficits as if looking at them properly though binoculars. On the other hand, others' shortcomings are examined in the opposite way.

Since most publicly embellish personal strengths, while minimizing weaknesses, the etiology of this discrepancy becomes self-evident. When comparing out, it is ultimately vital to remember that our self-knowledge far exceeds our understanding of others. This imbalanced perspective creates an illusion that can be overcome, therefore, by means of an awareness of the role of the binocular trick and the realization that everyone has his or her own set of shortcomings and strengths.


Gerald Solfanelli is a Pennsylvania licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in full-time private practice. As a presenter for PESI, he provides national continuing education workshops for mental health and educational professionals. He also hosts his professional website that helps visitors simplify their overall healthcare, by improving their emotional health with psychology-related links, best-selling e-books, hypnosis and other FREE self-help programs. You can also visit his site for more information cognitive behavioral therapy.

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