Learn the secrets of how to connect with “impossible,” therapy-fighting clients in a way that gets them beyond their ambivalence and genuinely invested in therapy.
Inevitably, given their history of trauma, many borderline clients will trigger their therapists from time to time. But forgoing the urge to blame these clients and taking responsibility for what’s happening inside you can become a turning point in therapy.
In America, almost everybody has peculiar eating habits, and almost everybody exhibits some food excesses and fetishes. Learn practical techniques you can use to help your clients avoid these harmful eating habits.
Identify practical methods for restoring mutual respect, understanding, and connection between parents and kids.
Learn concrete steps for connecting with and supporting enraged, despairing, often self-harming and suicidal teenage girls that can help them reengage with others and begin to thrive.
Learn what to say to continue to be effective when clients press some of your hottest buttons.
With all the recent developments in research, theory, and practice, we have more treatment options to choose from than ever before. Why then do so many practitioners still find client “resistance” a regular companion in their consulting rooms?
A new breed of therapist believes that, rather than biting their lips when they see clients display their obnoxious, selfish, or self-defeating behaviors, it’s disrespectful not to say to them what traditionalists might only share in a supervision group.
As therapists, we typically assume that a person suffering from severe anxiety is eager and motivated to receive the help we offer. But we should never naively underestimate clients’ hidden antipathy to change, despite their discomfort.