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, and DeeAnna Nagel.
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.
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.
DSM-5 is the most radical revision of diagnostic standards in 20 years. Proponents claim it represents a fresh, reliable approach to diagnosis. Critics point to its weak scientific support. One thing everyone agrees on: the new DSM-5 means big changes in how therapists diagnose and how they 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. Join us to learn practical applications from the leading innovators in neuroscience.
With Rick Hanson, Dan Siegel, Louann Brizendine, Michael Gelb, Norman Doidge, Stephen Porges.
How can therapists apply the valuable insights Attachment Theory brings? To answer that questions, we've brought together some of the leaders in the field to demonstrate approaches that draw on the practical application of Attachment Theory and illustrate with examples from their own clinical practices.
With Diane Poole Heller, Bruce Ecker, Susan Johnson, Daniel Hughes, Maggie Phillips, David Feinstein.
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.