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DSM-5: NP0043 – Session 3

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.

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.

DSM-5: NP0043 – Session 2

As a clinician are you concerned about how DSM-5 will affect your practice? Join Martha Teater as she goes over the Severity Scale, the 5 Axis System, and how the new diagnostic model will affect you.

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.

DSM-5: NP0043 – Session 1

The fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is coming, are you prepared? Have you asked yourself ‘As a therapist how will this affect my practice? My clients?’ Join Allen Frances as he explains the major differences between DSM-IV and DSM-5 and how you can improve your psychiatric diagnosis.

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.

Learn how to sidestep common clinical mistakes that promote resistance, and ways to overcome resistance if it does occur. Professor and author of Effective Techniques for Dealing with Highly Resistant Clients, Clifton Mitchell describes the best approaches to circumvent resistance, from clarifying goals, slowing down the pace, and helping clients find emotionally compelling reasons to change.

Explore a treatment plan for clients with narcissistic personality disorder that helps you maintain compassion while achieving leverage. Wendy Behary, author of Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed, teaches how to use tactical confrontation, cognitive restructuring, behavioral therapy and skills training, experiential psychotherapy, and more.

How do you work with borderline personality disorder clients without lapsing into feelings of defensiveness? Richard Schwartz, originator of the Internal Family Systems model, describes working with borderline personality disorder clients who are preoccupied with protecting their vulnerable inner “parts” and can respond to mental health treatment with anger, impulsiveness, and aggressiveness.

Discover how to join with self-loathing clients who are so filled with feelings of shame and worthlessness that they find little benefit from the therapeutic relationship. Janina Fisher, who lectures and writes about integrating neuroscience research and body-centered approaches into psychotherapy, guides the viewer on how to help clients heal their attachment issues and gain self-compassion and acceptance.

In this session, marriage and family therapist William Doherty highlights some techniques to follow when a client isn’t following the treatment plan, continues to follow a self-destructive path, or simply isn’t making progress. Learn how to avoid sounding like a disappointed parent or threatening to abandon the client when therapy stalls.

Discover an assessment protocol to identify six personal characteristics that’ll allow you to customize treatment to match clients’ needs. Distinguished professor of psychology and clinical psychologist John Norcross explores how to identify these personal characteristics to achieve more effective treatment.

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.

As a therapist have you been interested in applying neurobiological principles to your practice? Join Dan Siegel as he helps enhance therapeutic effectiveness by showing which mindfulness practices can be used in treatment, define rigidity and chaos in mental organization, and define neural integration.

Do you want to use the insights of Positive Psychology in your practice? Do you want to help clients reshape their brains by overcoming the negativity bias? Join Rick Hanson as he teaches how to help clients identify positive experiences and savor them, and how to assess for resource states.

Do you feel like your training has left you unprepared for the differences between men and women in therapy? By understanding gender differences you’ll learn how to become a more effect therapist. Join Louann Brizendine as she helps you increase your therapeutic ability to attune to both male and female clients.

As a therapist do you want to increase your sense of personal and clinical possibilities? Join Michael Gelb as he teaches how to apply the principles of neuroplasticity to everyday life, how to use mind mapping techniques, and how to improve your memory skills.

As a therapist are you looking to expand your knowledge of the brain in therapy? With Norman Doidge you’ll learn what neuroplasticity is, how thoughts change the brain, and what the plasticity paradox is.

Do you work with traumatized clients? Do you want to be able to create safety with your clients? With Stephen Porges you’ll learn what polyvagal theory is and with that knowledge learn how to engage with traumatized clients by integrating non-verbal behavior into your sessions.

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.

Mind/Body: NP0039 – Session 6

Have you heard of breathing techniques being used in therapy? Are you interested in learning how to help clients address anger, control, and aggression issues using this technique? Join Richard Brown & Patricia Gerbarg as they show how to use breathing techniques in therapy.

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.

Learn how to best engage clients with avoidant, ambivalent/anxious, and disorganized attachment styles. Join Diane Poole Heller as she distinguishes between the four basic attachment styles and shows therapists techniques designed to offer clients an emotionally corrective relational experience.

Explore how to determine when a client needs attachment-based treatment in therapy. Join Bruce Ecker as he describes a three-step process, based on memory reconsolidation, that deals with symptom-generating emotional learnings and how to resolve them.

Learn how new research about mating and bonding can contribute to your understand of what secure, integrated sexuality looks like. Join Susan Johnson as she explores sexual problems and how they can best be addressed with clients.

As a parent are you overstressed or burned-out? As a therapist is your client’s child shutdown? Learn how to apply PACE (play, acceptance, curiosity, and empathy) to reestablish a more empathic conversation. Join Daniel Hughes as he teaches how to apply these skills and reunite parents and children through dialogue.

Join Maggie Phillips as she explores the latest research on the psycho-neurobiology of chronic pain. With this information you’ll be able to help clients realize the connection between past attachment issues and current chronic pain, increase their ability to self-regulate, and access greater inner resiliency.

Learn how to combine Emotional Freedom Techniques and other approaches such as acupuncture points and imaginal exposure in therapy. Join David Feinstein as he shows therapists how to neutralize the chart of unresolved attachment wounds and trauma, enhance clients’ capacity for self-regulation, and interrupt escalating patterns of reactivity.

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.

Mind/Body: NP0039 – Session 5

Are you stressed and having a hard time handling your difficult emotions? Do you want to incorporate self-care and self-compassion into your daily routine? Join Elisha Golstein as he shows techniques that can help you reduce your stress as well as that of your client.

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.

Mind/Body: NP0039 – Session 4

How does nutrition play a role in your client’s mental health? Join Leslie Korn as she explores the role of nutrition and how that may have an effect on everything from depression to the pharmaceuticals your client may use.

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.

Mind/Body: NP0039 – Session 3

Do you feel that your client would benefit from alternative forms of therapy in addition to traditional ones? Join James Gordon as he shows therapists a wide range of techniques, from spiritual to physical, to help depressive clients.

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.