You know you’re up against a tough customer when you regularly leave sessions feeling like a troubled client yourself—insecure, incompetent, frustrated, and even angry. This highly practical webcast series zeroes in on concrete strategies that are proven to work with clients who can push our buttons and leave us feeling ineffective.
With Clifton Mitchell, Wendy Behary, Richard Schwartz, Janina Fisher, William Doherty and John Norcross.
It often takes more than logic, kindness, and support to move clients along on their healing journey. Sometimes the real job of the therapist is to open up clients to new experiences and take them to places they’ve never been before, especially when they feel stuck.
With Stephen Gilligan, Courtney Armstrong, Erving Polster, Peggy Papp, Steve Andreas, and Jeffrey Zeig.
Has mindfulness practice become a sacred cow within the therapy community today? This highly acclaimed streaming-video webcast series probes the benefits and limitations of both psychotherapy and mindfulness and explores whether these two approaches to shifting consciousness can or should be blended.
With Jack Kornfield, Ron Siegel, Tara Brach, Michael Yapko, Richard Schwartz, Mark Epstein, and Sharon Salzberg.
Psychotherapists probably see more cases of depression than anything else in their practices, but it remains one of the most challenging conditions to accurately assess and treat. In recent years, however, a range of useful interventions, many with growing levels of empirical support, have emerged to offer clinicians a variety of treatment approaches to choose from.
With David Burns, Michael Yapko, Zindel Segal, Margaret Wehrenberg, Judith Beck, and Elisha Goldstein.
Clients in intense states of distress—whether upset, angry, grieving, agitated, anxious, or deeply suspicious—can trigger our reactivity and make us retreat into the therapist “role.” Standard talk therapy responses—interpreting, active listening, commenting on the process—are often ineffectual or even distancing, and they can interfere with real healing.
With Susan Johnson, Joan Klagsbrun, Jay Efran, Rick Hanson, Ron Potter-Efron, and Diana Fosha.
The seductive informality of our times has blurred the distinction between professional and personal, presents new ethical challenges and gray areas. This series provides updated guidelines for steering clear of violations as well as proactive strategies for anticipating and avoiding them.
With Lisa Ferentz, Mitchell Handelsman, Mary Jo Barrett, Frederic Reamer, DeeAnna Nagel, Kenneth Hardy.