The New Social Mind
by Michael Ventura
In our globalized, multicultural world, the individual and the family can no longer be understood solely as separate, discrete entities. Psychology must undertake an immense intellectual task if it's to remain relevant and applicable: to understand how the intersection of personal and social identity has changed and is continuing to evolve.
The Immigrant's Odyssey
by Priska Imberti
Immigration is often a trauma that leaves indelible marks on those who've left behind family, customs, cultural values, and status. Perhaps more than any other client population, immigrants need a therapeutic breathing space to understand the inner transformation their continuing journey requires.
Living Up to the American Dream
by Tazuko Shibusawa
The experience of Asian immigrants is often characterized as a classic rags-to-riches tale. Yet for all the stories of success and assimilation, there's another, less publicized, Asian immigrant story--one remote from the image of the idealized "model minority."
by Ashley Prend
While the death of a marriage is undoubtedly painful, it doesn't have to be pathological. Buddhism can offer the concrete guidance to help even the most intransigently hostile spouses cultivate a spirit of generosity and compassion toward their ex-partners.
By Richard Simon
By Garry Cooper
-- Assessing grad school training -- Support groups and cancer survival -- Is homosexuality a biological trait? -- Therapists' intuition -- Children and divorce mediation -- Placebos and antidepressants
By Richard Handler
Like any good conference, this year's Networker Symposium proved to be publicly theatrical and emotionally intimate.
In Consultation, Tapping Into Strengths
By Michael Graziano
Contrary to popular opinion, resilience isn't so much an innate quality as a feature of human connectedness.
by Richard Handler
Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions and Hurtful Acts
Far from being a relic from Psych 101, the theory of cognitive dissonance may have even more relevance in understanding today's world than ever.
By Aureen Pinto Wagner
Therapists helping children confront OCD face a formidable obstacle--helping their young clients get beyond their immediate terror in the hope of reaping long-term benefits.
By Martha Straus
by Frank Pittman
Some popular light comedies about unwed motherhood reveal deeper truths about what distinguishes those subjects we can laugh about from those we can't.
By Marian Sandmaier
Life in the empty nest can be humbling, exhilarating, and, occasionally, just plain weird.