The Relationship Revolution
The Internet as a New Way of Life
Melinda Blau • The Internet may seem like a 21st-century nightmare version of the worst excesses of the marketplace. But it's creating new possibilities for connection and conversation that are transforming our very notions of human relationship.
Few of us Can Resist the Seduction of the Internet
Mary Sykes Wylie • Have you ever noticed how often you surf the net or check e-mail when you feel bored or restless or depressed, as if relief is just a click away? The Internet doesn't just provide information or social connection: it can be its own form of cybercoke.
The Mindful Internet User
It's About Knowing When to Stop
John Grohol • How mindfulness can reduce the stress of multitasking and information overload.
Allying with the Internet
The Best Clinical Resources on the Web
Elizabeth Doherty Thomas • A guide to the wealth of websites and message boards that can be useful to clients and therapists alike.
The New Technologies of Change
21st Century Tools Are Transforming Therapeutic Practice
Jordan Magaziner • Advances in technology are challenging the idea that therapy must revolve around the traditional, face-to-face clinical encounter.
Extending the Conversation
How to Use Social Media to Enhance Your Practice
Marina London • When it comes to the business of therapeutic practice, most practitioners have a lot to learn about how to use the new social media effectively.
As the Twig Is Bent
Understanding the Health Implications of Early Life Trauma
Mary Sykes Wylie • While it's common knowledge that childhood trauma can have far-reaching consequences for adult mental health, its impact on adult physical health is less obvious. Now a new study demonstrates an astonishing correlation between childhood maltreatment and a vast range of later-life illnesses.