White River Manor is open during lockdown in South Africa

White River Manor is a registered essential service provider and amidst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to offer a world class therapetic programme. We have taken every precaution to maintain the integrity of our environment and screen clients both before and on arrival. Our staff too undergo regular testing and screening to ensure the safety of our clients.

    Cognitive Dissonance

    Is cognitive dissonance the same as gaslighting?

    Cognitive dissonance and gaslighting can co-occur. But, what do such terms mean, and does one buffer the other? When confronted with contradictory thoughts, behaviours, and ideas, it's easy to dip into a state of cognitive dissonance (When Cognitive Dissonance Leads To Gaslighting Ourselves, Scarlett Jess Perrodin,16 December 2021). There is a fine line between cognitive...