Treating Anxiety: The Latest Advances: NP0044 – Session 2
Learn how to clearly convey neuroscience information to clients in ways that can have a calming effect and enhance treatment effectiveness. Join Margaret Wehrenberg as she reviews how brain science has allowed therapists to match treatment to the brain structures characterizing anxiety and discusses why it is helpful for clients to have an understanding of neuroscience in treatment.
Treating Anxiety: The Latest Advances: NP0044 – Session 1
Dramatically shorten treatment time and improve clinical effectiveness with a new powerful motivational approach to anxiety and other presenting problems. Join David Burns as he uncovers and dispels resistance to treatment and enhances collaboration between therapist and client.
David Schnarch On How Confrontation Speeds Up Couples Therapy.
Couples therapist, David Schnarch, is not interested in having a couple feel secure in the consulting room.
In fact, David asserts that therapy is the one place where partners should be able to be uncomfortably honest, and take responsibility for their problematic behavior and actions. The couples therapist’s role is to challenge them to do just that.
Are you interested in the reasoning behind the major revisions made to the new DSM? Join Darrel Regier as he discusses the scientific reasoning behind changes made to DSM-5, criticisms and the APA’s responses to them, and why new diagnoses were introduced while others were removed.
By Rich Simon In “Therapy Isn’t Brain Science,” a provocative article in the July/August Networker, Steve Andreas took aim at what he called psychotherapy’s collective case of “brain fever.” “The neuroscience information that’s currently in vogue seems primarily useful in convincing clients that we’re ‘experts’—that we have hard scientific knowledge about what’s happening inside their skulls,” wrote Andreas. “But so far I haven’t seen any persuasive direct application of neuroscience to the practice of therapy.” Read more …
By Rich Simon There was a time not so long ago that only those who had the time and money to attend workshops around the country had the opportunity for a close-up view of psychotherapy’s leading figures. I remember as a grad student my only access to people whose work I revered like Sal Minuchin, Virginia Satir, and Carl Whitaker — as much as I would have liked to swing by their offices to ask my endless list of clinical questions–was through their writing. Read more …