Author Archives: Psychotherapy Networker

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Did one or more presenters really move you? Do you have questions about content? How will what you learned change the way you practice? Is there a particular technique you plan to try? Ask your colleagues about their experiences treating tough customers.

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Creativity: NP0051 – Session 4

Are you caught in a therapeutic stalemate? Join Peggy Papp as she shows how to use experiential techniques to help clients gain a different conception of what they need to do in order to facilitate change.

After the session, please let us know what you think. If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.

Wendy Behary On The Keys To Successfully Treating Narcissists

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Creativity: NP0051 – Session 3

How do you overcome clients’ preconceptions of themselves? What small steps can you take that can help facilitate change within a client? Join celebrated therapist, Erving Polster, as he reflects on the lessons he’s learned about how to use creativity in the consulting room.

After the session, please let us know what you think. If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.

Erving Polster on Creativity in Therapy

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Rich SimonBy Rich Simon I recently had the privilege of interviewing Erv Polster, who many therapists of my generation know as pioneer of Gestalt therapy. Those not of my generation, whether they’re familiar with his work or not, are steeped in his influence—body work, mindfulness, and immediacy in therapy were introduced and exemplified by Polster and his cohorts. Read more

Creativity: NP0051 – Session 2

How do you leverage creativity in order to increase attunement and motivate your client to change? Join Courtney Armstrong as she explores how to use creativity to speak to the emotional brain and use specific techniques to stir your client into action.

After the session, please let us know what you think. If you ever have any technical questions or issues, please feel free to email support@psychotherapynetworker.org.

Dick Schwartz Demonstrates How to Minimize Reactivity

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Courtney Armstrong on Using Positive Emotional Imagery to Counter Negative Beliefs

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Rich SimonBy Rich Simon  Why would any therapist need to worry about bringing more “creativity” into therapy?  After all, isn’t the primary objective of therapy establishing an atmosphere of comfort and safety for the client, a haven from the life-sapping miseries—anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationship problems—that motivated them to seek help in the first place. Read more