Cognitive Distortion: Mental Filtering

The graphic shows a woman who suffers from mental filtering sitting on a chair with her head in her hands. On the bottom portion of the graphic is the title of the blog, which reads, " Cognitive Distortions: Mental Filtering".

Cognitive distortions are when individuals create a false perception or belief of themselves and create a negative narrative. Cognitive distortions can be extraordinarily harmful and negatively affect one’s relationships and cause anxiety and behavioral problems. For example, one type of cognitive distortion is mental filtering. With this type of cognitive distortion, people see the world […]