The FEAR Model: Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice
"Very useful model. I can use this personally and with clients. A lot of people need to learn that they have this power." L. Fletcher
“Helpful. Very interesting.” Taiwan L.
“Very clear, precise, and easy to follow for sufferers and therapists. Fun and Interesting.” Anthony M.
“A positive approach that lets the clients provide their own answers to their fears and anxiety.” Kath T.
This manual contains the content of the popular seminar “Treating Intrusive Thoughts and the Inner Critical Voice” by Wale Oladipo.
It provides the tools on how to identify and deal with anxiety-related disorders at the root level as well as how to combat the perpetuating intrusive thoughts and inner critical voices which sustain them.
This book will help you :
- Understand the four main categories of intrusive thoughts
- Understand the eight inner critics
- Understand the biochemistry of anxiety
- Understand the building blocks of anxiety disorders
- Understand the neuro-idealisation technique to rewire the brain
- Learn how to use the FEAR Model for long-lasting transformation
- Benefit from the live relaxation experiences of others as well as the live feedback to their questions
My Note to You
Sharing this course with thousands of people over the years has been a tremendous pleasure for me. It has helped me grow. I hope it will help you grow too, to some extent? This is just the beginning and not the end. Any subject about anxiety-related disorders and transformation of the human mind is never easy. It is complex and multi-faceted. Hopefully, you will find this material useful in some capacity.
Consistent action is the bridge that links us to the transformation that we desire. It is what you do after you close this manual that counts. It is your daily habit from now on that will determine the quality of the transformation that you enjoy. Persistence is key. Please do not quit. If you’re a helper, please encourage others that you are helping not to quit. It is those who never quit that eventually win. Transformation is possible.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Defining ‘Intrusive Thoughts’ and the ‘Inner Critical Voice’
What are Intrusive Thoughts?4
Four Main Categories of Intrusive Thoughts4
The Inner Critical Voice6
The Eight Inner Critics7
Q & A Session 9
The Biochemistry of Anxiety
The Nervous System 11
The Chemical Brain14
Synaptic Connections: Nature or Nurture?15
Q & A Session16
The FEAR Cycle
Five Building Blocks of Anxiety Disorders 20
Breaking the FEAR Cycle22
Diagram: The FEAR Cycle23
The Neuro-Idealisation Technique
The Neuro-Idealisation Technique in Four Steps24
Neuro-Idealisation Relaxation Screed28
Trainee Feedback and Discussion 30
Brain Activities and Your Recovery 32
Q & A Session 33
The FEAR Model Recovery Steps 36
How do you ‘Flip’?37
Three Parts of the Brain39
Q & A Session41
- Flip Relaxation and Screed 45
- Envision 48
- Advance 48
- Relax 51
Diagram: The F.E.A.R. Model53
Flip Testimonies 54
Your Daily Wellbeing To-Do List 63
Final Note 67
I am also an Anxiety UK approved therapist providing therapeutic support to the charity’s members and partner beneficiaries. I am subject to Anxiety UK’s regular monitoring of my professional qualifications, supervision, continual professional development, insurance and professional body membership in addition to complying with the ethical framework and professional standards set down by my registered governing body.
Full details of the Anxiety UK approved therapist scheme can be found here - www.anxietyuk.org.uk/getinvolved/therapists-at-anxiety-uk Details about becoming a member of Anxiety UK to be able to access therapy via the charity can be found here www.anxietyuk.org.uk/membership