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The Rise of Distance Therapy

What Does New Technology Mean for the Future of Therapy?

Kathleen Smith • 2/24/2016

By Kathleen Smith. We no longer live in a world in which we can so clearly partition ourselves off from the electronic information grid. Many occupations no longer require a clearly defined workplace or a physical presence. Why should psychotherapy be any different?

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Clinician's Digest

The Emotional Emancipation Movement

Kathleen Smith • 9/1/2015

After the unrest in Ferguson and Baltimore, the Emotional Emancipation movement offers a different way to address racial issues in the African American community.

Magazine Article

Therapy Enters the Digital Age

Is Telemental Health the Future of Psychotherapy?

Kathleen Smith • 5/15/2015

More and more clinicians today are adapting to meet the demands of the digital world and fit into the schedules and lifestyles of clients no longer willing to follow the traditional pattern of once-a-week sessions in a therapist’s office. In a consumer-driven mental health marketplace, individuals with anxiety disorders want services from the comfort of their homes. For veterans living in rural areas, remote group and individual psychotherapy for trauma offers treatment possibilities that weren’t available even a few years ago. But although telehealth has been around for decades, many clinicians are still unsure about the clinical, ethical, and legal issues that emerge as distance therapy becomes a more accepted practice.

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Clinician's Digest

The Rise of Distance Therapy

Kathleen Smith • 3/1/2015

What clinical, ethical, and legal issues should we be considering as distance therapy becomes a more common form of practice?

Magazine Article

Clinician's Digest

The Many Faces of Domestic Violence

Kathleen Smith • 11/12/2014

The Ray Rice case evokes a discussion of the many faces of domestic violence.

Magazine Article

Bessel van der Kolk Takes on the New York Times

Psychotherapy in the Spotlight

Kathleen Smith • 10/24/2014

It’s no secret that psychotherapy has had an image problem in the media. So when The New York Times Magazine asked trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk if it could have a journalist follow him around for a month to observe his work, it seemed like a golden opportunity to present the latest advances in trauma treatment in one of mainstream journalism’s most highly respected forums.

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Clinician's Digest

Psychotherapy in the Media Spotlight

Kathleen Smith • 9/11/2014

Bessel van der Kolk, a leading trauma therapist, takes on the New York Times.

Magazine Article

The Whole World Is Watching

Therapy and the TED Talk Stage

Kathleen Smith • 9/5/2014

Earlier this year, therapist Michele Weiner-Davis spent hours in front of a camera, her husband patiently hitting the record button as she rehearsed for what she believed could be the most important 18 minutes of her professional career: her first TED talk.

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Clinician's Digest

The Whole World Is Watching TED

Kathleen Smith • 7/11/2014

For therapists, giving a TED talk is the new professional milestone.

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The Rise of Distance Therapy

What Does New Technology Mean for the Future of Therapy?

Kathleen Smith • 2/24/2016

By Kathleen Smith. We no longer live in a world in which we can so clearly partition ourselves off from the electronic information grid. Many occupations no longer require a clearly defined workplace or a physical presence. Why should psychotherapy be any different?

Daily Blog

Therapy Enters the Digital Age

Is Telemental Health the Future of Psychotherapy?

Kathleen Smith • 5/15/2015

More and more clinicians today are adapting to meet the demands of the digital world and fit into the schedules and lifestyles of clients no longer willing to follow the traditional pattern of once-a-week sessions in a therapist’s office. In a consumer-driven mental health marketplace, individuals with anxiety disorders want services from the comfort of their homes. For veterans living in rural areas, remote group and individual psychotherapy for trauma offers treatment possibilities that weren’t available even a few years ago. But although telehealth has been around for decades, many clinicians are still unsure about the clinical, ethical, and legal issues that emerge as distance therapy becomes a more accepted practice.

Daily Blog

Bessel van der Kolk Takes on the New York Times

Psychotherapy in the Spotlight

Kathleen Smith • 10/24/2014

It’s no secret that psychotherapy has had an image problem in the media. So when The New York Times Magazine asked trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk if it could have a journalist follow him around for a month to observe his work, it seemed like a golden opportunity to present the latest advances in trauma treatment in one of mainstream journalism’s most highly respected forums.

Daily Blog

The Whole World Is Watching

Therapy and the TED Talk Stage

Kathleen Smith • 9/5/2014

Earlier this year, therapist Michele Weiner-Davis spent hours in front of a camera, her husband patiently hitting the record button as she rehearsed for what she believed could be the most important 18 minutes of her professional career: her first TED talk.

Daily Blog
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Clinician's Digest

The Emotional Emancipation Movement

Kathleen Smith • 9/1/2015

After the unrest in Ferguson and Baltimore, the Emotional Emancipation movement offers a different way to address racial issues in the African American community.

Magazine Article

Clinician's Digest

The Rise of Distance Therapy

Kathleen Smith • 3/1/2015

What clinical, ethical, and legal issues should we be considering as distance therapy becomes a more common form of practice?

Magazine Article

Clinician's Digest

The Many Faces of Domestic Violence

Kathleen Smith • 11/12/2014

The Ray Rice case evokes a discussion of the many faces of domestic violence.

Magazine Article

Clinician's Digest

Psychotherapy in the Media Spotlight

Kathleen Smith • 9/11/2014

Bessel van der Kolk, a leading trauma therapist, takes on the New York Times.

Magazine Article

Clinician's Digest

The Whole World Is Watching TED

Kathleen Smith • 7/11/2014

For therapists, giving a TED talk is the new professional milestone.

Magazine Article
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Kathleen Smith, Psy.D., P.L.L.C., focuses her practice on treating a number of clinical issues including: anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and specific phobias), depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and traumatic events, including abuse and domestic violence.