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, Sharon Salzberg.
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.
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.
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.