By Ron Taffel
Parenting and childhood today often seem to have more in common with abstract expressionism than with Norman Rockwell. But is this transformation of the nature of family norms and values such a bad thing?
By Martha Straus
While some warn that the conveyor belt that once transported adolescents into adulthood has broken down, others insist the increasing numbers of adult children living at home is less about dysfunction than the changing function of family life today.
Foot on the Gas, Foot on the Brake
By Brad Sachs
Twenty-years ago, Jay Haley's classic Leaving Home offered a clinical blueprint for successfully launching young adults toward self-sufficiency. In today's brave new economy, it's time to rethink how to help families move past their developmental stalemates.
By Barbara Graham
As the boomers discover the joys and sorrows of becoming grandparents, they're putting their own generational stamp on a role that's as ancient as parenthood.
From Revolution to Evolution
By Richard Simon
Although Salvador Minuchin is arguably the most influential clinician of the last half-century, his work is light-years away from the routinized approaches that dominate today's therapy world.
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By Garry Cooper
- AAMFT family feud
- Liability for electronic records
- Group therapy's comeback
- Mining dreams
- What fuels political arguments?
- Mindfulness and eating disorders
By B. Janet Hibbs
What do issues of fairness and relational justice have to do with psychotherapy?
By Frederic Luskin, Ken Silvestri, and Jed Rosen
Given that most couples never manage to change each other very much, teaching them to forgive each other's imperfections is a vastly underutilized therapeutic resource.
Commentary By Jay Efran
The Business of Therapy
By Victor Goldman
A new model of practice-building seeks to help therapists prosper by reengaging them in their local professional communities.
The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, & Human Evolution
A new book argues that storytelling, the foundation of most psychotherapy, is an evolutionary adaptation that vastly expanded the range of human possibility.
By William Cipriano
A love affair between a man and his car.