Rolling the Rock
By David Dan
Beset by chronic budgetary constraints, invasive regulations, and insufficient respect from society at large, community mental health today seems a Sisyphean career choice. A therapist who's spent his career working in the public sector reflects on what's helped him maintain his passion.
Beyond the One-Way Mirror
By Scott Sells with Cynthia Franklin
A determined family therapist tries to revive public sector psychotherapy using Thomas Edison as his role model.
Life, Death, Madness
By Gary Weinstein
An emergency room social worker's day revolves around handling the emotional crises of strangers facing terrible moments of their lives.
Getting It Right
By Molly Layton
The 43-episode HBO series In Treatment held up a mirror to our profession, immersing viewers in the ebb and flow of the psychotherapy process, and revealing what devoting a life to this work does to its practitioners.
By Stephen Madigan
Michael White, who died suddenly in April 2008 at 59, devoted his life to helping people find the kernels of personal courage, self-respect, and emotional vitality that would help them create a different story about themselves.
By Richard Simon
By Garry Cooper
- Therapy and global warming
- Digitally connecting with kids
- Talk therapy for schizophrenia
- A new online therapy
- Mild violence?
- Sad lawyers
By Olivia Mellan
Prenuptials may seem unromantic and focused on worst-case scenarios, but they can clarify critical issues and avoid problems down the road.
By Michael Metz and Barry McCarthy
Despite the marketing blitz, Viagra hasn't turned out to be the neat remedy for erectile dysfunction for men over 50 that was promised. Can therapists offer aging couples more enduring help as they proceed through the life cycle?
By Gina Ogden
Reviewed By Richard Handler
The Sexual Paradox and Boys Adrift
Two provocative new books try to separate myth from reality about gender differences and the distinctive challenges faced by young men and women coming of age in a culture that can be toxic to both genders.
By Frank Pittman
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
He isn't especially handsome or charismatic, nor does he look as if he swallowed a gym like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Still, Harrison Ford has sold more movie tickets than any actor in history.
By Garry Cooper
As they grow older, there's just no protecting our children from the bad news in life.