Author Archives: Richard E. Schultz, Ph.D.

About Richard E. Schultz, Ph.D.

Hello. I am Richard E. Schultz, Ph.D., and I am a clinical psychologist practicing in Atlanta, Georgia. For consultation and treatment, please visit my practice website: www.drschultz.org.

Relieve Distress By Allowing It: Compassionate Abiding 101


I am now going to take a short break from our tour of the Mindset Mood Lenses to introduce you to one of the most powerful techniques I have ever found for increasing internal peace.  This advanced Mindset method is … Continue reading

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The Crystal Ball Lens: Part 1


Bold a prediction as this may be, I think it’s very likely that you’ll feel better about your life after you read this post than you do right now.  Yes, even after just reading this first installment (the concept is … Continue reading

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The Black and White Lens: Part 3


I have already described, in great detail, just how unhelpful and inaccurate it can be for us to view ourselves and our lives (not to mention others and their lives) through the Black and White Lens. As a brief review, … Continue reading

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The Black and White Lens: Part 2


As you read through my initial description of The Black and White Lens, and the negative effect it has on our thoughts and feelings, you might have realized that this lens is often at play in the concept most of … Continue reading

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The Black and White Lens: Part 1


When we look through the Black and White Lens, all incoming information is filtered into one of two categories; the black or the white. All traces of variability, partial credit, “kinda sorta” (or “ish”-ness, as a friend of mine used … Continue reading

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The Mindset Mood Lenses: Part 2


I am very glad that you are curious about the Mindset Mood Lenses, as these will be a powerful set of tools in your arsenal as you work to manage your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. I have already described the … Continue reading

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The Mindset Mood Lenses: Part 1


I am now going to introduce you to some core Mindset concepts that can deeply impact your perspective. In my practice, I have often observed some of the most surprised and positive reactions from my patients by introducing them to … Continue reading

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