For a field so focused on dealing with the emotional life, it’s ironic that many psychotherapists try to bypass or contain emotion, rather than actively use it for change. In this engaging and dynamic Symposium Workshop Susan Johnson and Kathryn Rheem present a more skilled approach to working with clients’ difficult emotions.
What makes a relationship work? Answers to that question vary wildly from one decade to the next, but even within the current generation, there are countless ways to define committed relationships. For therapists, this means there are also countless things to consider when treating couples.
One of the foremost paradoxes of our digitally connected and instantaneous age is the lack of connection many of us feel—to ourselves, to others, and to the present moment. In her Symposium 2013 Keynote Address, Tara Brach addresses this human tendency to get caught up in self-judgment, separation, and “false refuges” that make us feel temporarily better, but fail to satisfy our need for self-awareness and belonging.
A much-anticipated vacation demonstrates the rewards of not getting what you want.
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
A new book exposes the story of the corporate competition for our taste buds and ever-expanding tummies.
Anthropologist and author Tanya Luhrmann explains how many evangelicals experience the kind of support in their connection with God that others find in their relationship with a therapist.
When working with clients who’ve experienced an intimate betrayal, it’s important to empower them to move beyond a victim identity.