Dr Kaan Alton Inner World Psychology

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0208 252 77 40

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Dr Kaan Altan - Clinical Psychologist
Some of the issues I work with
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Emotion regulation | Interpersonal effectiveness skills

Do you struggle to regulate your emotions? Want to decrease unwanted emotions, let go of emotional suffering, and increase distress tolerance? Need to be skilful in getting what you want from others, strengthen, or end relationships, and learn to say no effectively?

Learning emotional regulation skills is crucial for understanding, managing, and expressing emotions healthily. It involves developing awareness of emotional experiences, recognizing triggers, and understanding the link between thoughts, feelings, and behaviours. Practising effective communication, assertiveness, and boundary-setting can enhance relationships and conflict resolution. Seeking therapy can provide guidance and resources for refining emotion regulation skills, leading to improved well-being and healthier relationships. Mastering interpersonal effectiveness is vital for navigating social interactions and relationships confidently. It involves communicating assertively, setting boundaries, and advocating for one's needs while considering others' perspectives. Learning to navigate conflict, negotiate compromises, and manage difficult conversations is essential.

Psychological therapy, particularly Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), can offer essential support for individuals struggling with emotion dysregulation, providing practical tools to navigate emotional storms and foster greater stability.

If you need help with emotion regulation and improving your relationships, please get in touch with me at 0208 252 7740 or via the form below.


Take the first step towards positive change and begin your path towards mental health and emotional wellness today