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VIDEO: Peter Levine's Somatic Tools for Self-Soothing

Creating a Path to Client Independence

Often, traumatized clients find that they become dependent on their therapists to help them handle their extreme emotional states. But according to Peter Levine, originator of Somatic Experiencing Therapy, the key to helping clients achieve more autonomy is giving them tools that enable them to better regulate their own body states.

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VIDEO: Learning to Let Go of Trauma

Bessel van der Kolk on the Power of Creating a Narrative

Imagine the helplessness of being unable to distinguish painful past experiences from present ones. According to Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score, this is what happens when a traumatic memory is triggered. Old emotional responses bubble up even when the current trigger has little to do with the original trauma.

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Protecting Yourself When Boundaries Blur
The seductive informality of our times has blurred the distinction between professional and personal, presenting new ethical challenges and gray areas. This online video series provides updated guidelines for steering clear of violations as well as proactive strategies for anticipating and avoiding them.
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5/21/2015
Authors:
LESLIE KORN, PH.D., MPH, LMHC
 
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
 
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
FREDERIC G. REAMER, PHD
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
LISA FERENTZ, LCSW-C, DAPA
 
KENNETH V. HARDY, PH.D.
Product:
NRS001061
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$608.99 USD     $214.99
Copyright:
3/18/2016
Authors:
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
LINDA STONE FISH, MSW, PHD
Product:
NOS049880
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$149.99 USD
Register today and get a front-row seat to learn from leading trauma innovators—Bessel van der Kolk, Peter Levine, Janina Fisher, Don Meichenbaum and more—as they share their proven methods of creating safety and therapeutic attunement that leads to lasting healing. Get insight on some of the most powerful trauma treatment methods available (EMDR, Somatic Experiencing®, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Brainspotting, CBT, and the Collaborative Stage Model) that you can immediately apply into your own work!.
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1/23/2017
Authors:
DON MEICHENBAUM, PH.D.
 
BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, M.D.
 
JANINA FISHER, PH.D.
 
DIANE POOLE HELLER, PHD
 
PETER A. LEVINE, PH.D.
 
DAVID GRAND, PH.D.
 
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
JOHN BRIERE, PH.D.
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
LINDA STONE FISH, MSW, PHD
Product:
NRS001162
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$459.94 USD     $249.99

From the Editor

March/April 2010
Readers whose preferred clinical stance is one of safe therapeutic neutrality be forewarned—this provocative issue on the growing debate over the legacy of trauma doesn't make for comfortable reading.

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Reaching Beyond Our Practices

State of the Art 2013 Isn’t Over Yet!

Though psychotherapy is a relational field, it’s not uncommon for therapists to struggle with a sense of professional isolation. Faced with the difficulties of everyday practice, therapists can feel lost and alone when tackling challenges and unanswered questions about how to best meet their clients’ needs.

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VIDEO: When is It Trauma? Bessel van der Kolk Explains

Is Your Client Traumatized? For the Answer, Look to the Body

Often we hear things from clients like “My relationship ending was so traumatic for me,” or “When my uncle passed away, I was totally traumatized.” With the word trauma being used so loosely and for such a wide range of problems, how do we know what it actually means anymore?

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VIDEO: Peter Levine on Trauma Treatment's "Greatest Tool"

Tapping into the Power of the Body

According to trauma specialist Peter Levine, the body is the therapist's greatest tool in helping clients understand and heal from a traumatic event. So rather than focus on the event itself, Levine asks clients to focus on how their body manifests the trauma. In this brief video clip, he shares his method.

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VIDEO: Janina Fisher on Collaborating with Clients in Trauma Treatment

The Secret to Tapping Into Inner Resources

For many traumatized clients, even beginning to explore a traumatic event can be an act of bravery. According to therapist and trauma expert Janina Fisher, in order for clients to take this first step, they first need to be empowered. In the following video clip, she explains how to make this happen.

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Join us for The Trauma Treatment Revolution—an online video course that dives into the latest advances in trauma treatment and introduces you to proven approaches that can increase your effectiveness in your work with trauma survivors.
Copyright:
8/23/2012
Authors:
JAMIE MARICH, PH.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, RMT
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
Product:
NRS001169
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$399.00 USD     $249.99
Copyright:
3/23/2017
Authors:
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
LINDA STONE FISH, MSW, PHD
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NOS052725
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$179.99 USD
How to Go Beyond Technique
Copyright:
3/24/2017
Author:
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
Product:
NOS052820
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$119.99 USD

Clinician's Digest

Therapists’ Perspectives on the Woody Allen Allegations

March/April 2014
Therapists’ Perspectives on the Woody Allen Allegations

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Silent and Confused

Opening Conversations with Men in the Wake of #MeToo

May/June 2018
Most men publicly support #MeToo, but privately—very privately, often too privately even to share with their intimate partners—some are disoriented and wrestling with questions about the changing norms that shape their relationships with women. Meanwhile, therapists are examining how to bring issues raised by this movement more directly into their clinical approaches.

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Does Neuroscience Really Matter?

Given the responses that continue to come in to Steve Andreas’ critique of the therapeutic relevance of neuroscience, we asked two leaders in the development of more brain-based approaches to therapy to weigh in and further the discussion for State of the Art 2013.

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The Trouble with Trying to Heal Trauma Too Fast

Sometimes moving clients right into re-experiencing a traumatic event for cathartic effect works and clients feel some relief in the therapy hour. But according to Internal Family Systems developer Dick Schwartz, this type of therapy has costs.

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Viktor Frankl's Classic Has Just Been Released for Young Adults!

A YA Edition Brings Man's Search for Meaning to a New Generation

By Diane Cole - Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl is best known for is his extraordinary first-person narrative about his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp, as told in Man’s Search for Meaning. Now, his classic work will be published for the first time in a young adult and classroom-ready edition.

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The Master Therapist's Toolkit is packed full of expert techniques developed by leading therapists through years of experience and research. This kit is designed to increase your counseling effectiveness, enhance your professional development and prepare you with tested treatment approaches to improve your client outcomes. We have gathered the tools and resources for some of the most regularly encountered conditions—the ones that often prove the most challenging to treat—and combined them into one convenient package for you. Featuring some of the most respected and trusted experts in the world, this one-of-a-kind therapeutic compilation offers profound insights and practical techniques that will transform your practice.
Copyright:
10/24/2016
Authors:
REID WILSON, PH.D.
 
JANINA FISHER, PH.D.
 
RICHARD C. SCHWARTZ, PHD
 
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
RICHARD SIMON, PH.D.
 
LINDA STONE FISH, MSW, PHD
Product:
NRS001146
Type:
$459.91 USD     $199.99
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course
Your trauma clients are desperate to move beyond the terror and isolation of their traumatic experiences. But the impact of trauma is to reshape the brain and body, resulting in lasting wounds and unexpected triggers—and a life of incomprehensible anxiety, fear, shame, rage, substance abuse, and relationship difficulties. In this online certificate course, you'll join world-leading treatment experts, including Bessel van der Kolk, John and Julie Gottman, Deany Laliotis, Mary Jo Barrett, and Anita Mandley—to gain in-depth insight and skills that will help traumatized adults, children, and couples regulate their arousal and regain mastery over their lives.
Copyright:
5/21/2019
Authors:
BESSEL A VAN DER KOLK, M.D.
 
JOHN M. GOTTMAN, PH.D.
 
JULIE GOTTMAN, PH.D.
 
PETER A. LEVINE, PH.D.
 
MARY JO BARRETT, MSW
 
FRANK G. ANDERSON, M.D.
 
DEANY LALIOTIS, LICSW
 
ANITA MANDLEY, MS, LCPC
Product:
NRS001312
Type:
$499.95 USD     $299.99

Hello, Good-bye

Boomers Are Discovering The Joys and Sorrows of Grandparenthood

September/October 2009
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.

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Clinician's Digest

January/February 2010
Warring Therapists * An increasing placebo effect * The argument for preventing depression * The unanticipated consequences of cancer treatment * Is child abuse always traumatizing? * The therapy-science debate * Advances in treatment for borderline personality disorder

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Clinician's Digest

March/April 2011
- Disputing the vaccine-autism link - The continuing furor over DSM-5 - Psychologists fact-checking Wikipedia - Therapists who talk too much

Magazine Article

Who's Steering the Boat?

Navigating Therapy with Today's Clients

January/February 2018
Today’s clients are shifting out of their customary position of mannerly deference and asserting far more specifically what they want—and don’t want—from therapy. Increasingly, therapists are moving from the role of acknowledged expert in the room to something approaching an informed colleague. For some, it’s a sea change in professional identity, but a growing body of evidence suggests it pays off.

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Beyond the Rational

Medical Science is Finally Catching Up With Family Therapists

September/October 1998
A hunger for the sacred permeates much of Western culture now, along with a willingness to learn from what was once called the primitive and the superstitious. We are not sure what we are missing, but we know we are missing something.

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