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Working on the Base – Cognitive Distortion Part 2 | Daily Reminders

Continuing on the topic of Cognitive Distortion, Sh. Omar Husain explains while it is great to look for practical ways to be better and do better, it is more important to work on the base and ensure the foundation is strong. Tune in as he talks about 3 concepts of cognitive distortion – rejecting the positive, jumping to conclusions and magnification.

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Sh. Omar Husain

Sh. Omar Husain

Head of Instruction | Omar serves as the Religious Director at MCECC in San Antonio, is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC-Intern-Supervised by Michael Moyer), and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). He graduated from Al-Azhar university with a degree in Islamic studies and Arabic. He holds an MA in counseling and guidance and is currently a doctoral candidate in Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His knowledge of the Islamic and social sciences makes him uniquely equipped to address contemporary issues facing the Muslim community.