Author Archives: Psychotherapy Networker

A Fred Astaire of Conversation

by Rich Simon I grew up in the Bronx in the 1950s, a now-ancient era, when extended families spent hours visiting each other every weekend. Most of this time was filled with the low-key drone of tales about who was getting married, who was having a baby, who was scheduled for or recovering from surgery, how work was going at the Read more

The Role of Evolution in our Emotions

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Diana Fosha On Bring Out Clients’ Dormant Resilience

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Anxiety

If we revisit our earliest memories, it’s there: maybe a vague agitation in the absence of any immediate awareness of what the big deal was or perhaps a mysteriously heart-thumping reaction to some scary fantasy unanchored in everyday reality. While fear is our hair trigger response to the threats right in front of our nose, anxiety is our early-warning Read more

Understanding Our Nervous Systems Helps

Why do we cry? And what’s the basic definition of emotion, anyway?
Learn from professor of psychology Jay Efran about his two-stage theory on why we cry and how to more effectively handle those situations in which our clients burst into tears in session. Based on his article in the May/June Read more

With Donald Meichenbaum

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Latest Advances in Trauma Treatment

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Breaking Through in Couples Therapy

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The Emotional Revolution

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