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Its not that I don't respond to posts added after I have already responded to a message, but that its really not possible. It'd need more than 24 hours a day for me to keep going out of the admin section where I work, to the public area of the forum, and to keep checking for any fresh comments to each of the previous postings !
OK, thanks for the clarification. I am not aware of any convincing relevance that one can usefully "re-train" one brain-waves as they're shown on an EEG - EEG can be a useful investigation, for instance, of some forms of epilepsy, but doesn't correlate all that well or reliably with general mental phenomena.
However, I'm always open to new evidence, if there is some showing this new therapy's claims are sound. I have not seen any good articles about this form of therapy in the major psych / therapy journals I keep an eye on.
Don't think CBT is about "positive thinking" in any simple way - way back in the days of Coue and others, simple ideas of reciting positive mantra and affirmations were claimed to be useful, but didn't prove to be so. CBT tries to be more scientific, in helping you to put to the test your various assumptions, positive or negative ( for instance, a gambler's assumption that he will, against the odds, win, is a positive but harmful assumption )and to move away from those that prove invalid and unhelpful.
And of course, entering on ANY form of therapy if one negatively assumes that neither it nor anything else, could help, mitigates against most therapies working.
This assumption, even a conviction, that it is impossible to think about things any other way, sounds like a major part of your problem.
I hear the negativity in your message " I cant stop it. Its more powerful than I am." and so on.
I can see the possible attraction for you of any method that doesn't try to work directly through your thinking about things. If you are thinking of the Neurofeedback option, at least it doesn't seem likely to have harmful effects ( as some forms even of psychotherapy, can ) - if you try it, do return to the forum and report on your experience of it and its benefits.
I'm sure you CAN stop this whirl of negativity, and hope you find a method that will help you to do so.
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