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How to Stop Thinking Out Loud

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From Australia: Hello, I spent a long time in social isolation during which I begin to think out and talk to myself. As I am now a more social person I need to stop thinking out loud but I can’t seem to control it.

What are some methods I can use to put this issue behind me?

How to Stop Thinking Out Loud

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 For thought-broadcasting the two best interventions are medicine and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

How to Stop Thinking Out Loud

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). How to Stop Thinking Out Loud. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 21, 2019, from
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