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.
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.
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.
What will the practice of psychotherapy look like in five, ten, fifteen years? How can you best position yourself to do what you love and make a good living doing it? This webcast series explores the range of issues and career possibilities therapists should consider today while charting their course for the future.
With Lynn Grodzki, Joe Bavonese, Casey Truffo, Nicholas Cummings, Jeff Auerbach, DeeAnna Nagel.
Whether men in therapy are stonewalling, confused, ashamed, or depressed - traditional aproaches are not always the best way to engage. Join us to learn how to best handle classic male defenses and discover new approaches to increase your effectiveness with your male clients and couples.
With Pat Love, Terry Real, David Wexler, Esther Perel, Patrick Dougherty, Holly Sweet.
Anxiety is the most commonly reported problem in psychotherapy. Whether it's panic, compulsive worry, or one of a dozen other forms of anxiety, there are successful interventions for each one. Join us to learn how to assess what's best and use the proven techniques and approaches that are most effective.
With David Burns, Margaret Wehrenberg, Danie Beaulieu, Steve Andreas, Lynn Lyons, Reid Wilson.
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, Sharon Salzberg.
Never before in history have parents had to bring up kids in an environment so family unfriendly and so contrary to traditional parental authority. Learn new methods and approaches for helping parents meet the formidable challenges of raising children in today's culture.
With Dan Siegel, Ron Taffel, Martha Straus, Patricia Papernow, Stan Davis, Ben Furman.
Exercise, nutrition, spirituality, and mind-body methods can be combined with talk therapy with surprising results. Learn how to integrate new perspectives and methods into your current clinical approach to enhance your clinical effectiveness and impact as well as your own self-care and renewal.
With Rubin Naiman, Amy Weintraub, James Gordon, Leslie Korn, Elisha Goldstein, Richard Brown & Patricia Gerbarg.
There are few tougher clinical challenges than confronting the entrenched hostility, dashed dreams, and raw pain of troubled couples. Here’s a thought-provoking, practical webcast series that not only explores the common difficulties of couples therapy, but also shows you how to do more effective and rewarding work with even your most clinically challenging couples.
With Ellyn Bader, Peter Pearson, Hedy Schleifer, William Doherty, Esther Perel, Jette Simon, David Schnarch.
DSM-5 is the most radical and controversial revision of diagnostic standards in 20 years requiring you to make changes to the way you assess and diagnose … and how you are reimbursed.
With Allen Frances, Martha Teater, Darrel Regier, Jack Klott, Gary Greenberg, David Mays.
The language of neurobiology has become part of psychotherapy’s everyday vocabulary. But most therapists still have questions about how to make clinical use of its insights. Discover the practical applications of brain science principles and how to integrate them into your clinical work right away.
With Rick Hanson, Dan Siegel, Louann Brizendine, Michael Gelb, Norman Doidge, Stephen Porges.
The pioneers in our field—Freud, Jung, Perls, Satir, Minuchin, and others—all believed that to call themselves therapists they needed to go beyond technique to offer genuine insight into what it means to be human. Such insights are rooted in wisdom, and we've invited some of the wisest souls in the fields of psychology and psychotherapy today to talk to us about what it means to be wise. They'll help to identify the qualities and practices that will allow us to cultivate wisdom in our own lives and in our work.