From small insignificant beginnings in 1952, when almost nobody read it, DSM has become a kind of sacred literary monster. Today, it’s the most detested and certainly the most debated mental health classification scheme ever devised.
The field of trauma therapy has developed rapidly in the last 25 years, altering our understanding of post-traumatic responses with profound clinical implications for how we can best serve our clients.
A decade ago, if therapists were familiar with mindfulness at all, it was as a spiritual practice with little connection to clinical work. Today, the practical uses of mindfulness are widely accepted and have been well documented by researchers.
Positive psychology seeks to provide a science of happiness grounded in research on how to live a more meaningful life. Discover systematic, step-by-step guidelines for helping your clients live more positive lives in this course.
Trainees today are buried beneath textbooks on theory, bombarded by lectures on current research, and taught to be experts in a variety of methods. But where and when do they learn who they are and how to use their own selves in therapy?