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30 Is Not the New 20

Ryan Howes • 8/26/2020

Why our 20s are a developmental sweet spot, and what therapists should know about helping clients make the most of them.

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Helping Clients in Toxic Relationships

How to Unravel Trauma Bonds

Ryan Howes • 8/6/2020

It’s important to recognize that a trauma bond doesn’t have to play out as overt, obvious toxicity or abuse. So many people in relationships have learned to be loved in ways that are transactional—“If you do this for me, I’ll comfort you,” or “If you play this role, I’ll show you affection”—and it's now exhausting them. Therapist and researcher Laura Copley shares how to help clients interrupt these unhealthy, even dangerous, relational patterns.

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How Private Practice Can Survive COVID-19

Ryan Howes • 6/30/2020

Discovering new possibilities for private practice in a time of upheaval—and planning for more uncertainty.

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Listening to Suicidal Clients: How to Get Beyond our Fears

Ryan Howes • 5/1/2020

A suicidologist opens up about her personal struggles and what actually helps when working with suicidal clients.

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A VAST Difference: Depathologizing ADHD

Ryan Howes • 3/5/2020

Rather than a curse, Ned Hallowell believes an ADHD diagnosis can be a blessing.

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Celebrating Singles!

Researcher Bella DePaulo on Keeping Our "Matrimania" in Check

Ryan Howes • 2/14/2020

By Ryan Howes - While many studies promote the mental and physical benefits of marriage, long-time singles advocate Bella DePaulo says the reported findings are biased, and we therapists need to better understand the single population as more than people waiting to find the right partner.

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Community Matters: New Possibilities for Mental Health

Ryan Howes • 12/27/2019

A passionate advocate for mental health in underserved communities confronts the question, “Why don’t more black people go to treatment, and why don’t they take their kids?”

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Therapy with Teenage Girls

The Seven Transitions into Adulthood

Ryan Howes • 11/22/2019

By Ryan Howes - In the following interview, New York Times columnist and author Lisa Damour gives us a glimpse at the map she’s developed for both therapists and parents trying to help teenage girls make their way through the treacherous, often bewildering landscape of adolescence in today’s world.

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Research or Reality? The Flawed Science of Psychotherapy

Ryan Howes • 10/28/2019

As academic researchers continue the push for manualized, protocol-driven therapy, a psychodynamic therapist pushes back.

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RONALD D SIEGEL, PSY.D.
 
MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.
 
REID WILSON, PH.D.
 
CATHERINE PITTMAN, PH.D., HSPP
 
LYNN LYONS, LICSW
 
RYAN HOWES, PHD, ABPP
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Helping Clients in Toxic Relationships

How to Unravel Trauma Bonds

Ryan Howes • 8/6/2020

It’s important to recognize that a trauma bond doesn’t have to play out as overt, obvious toxicity or abuse. So many people in relationships have learned to be loved in ways that are transactional—“If you do this for me, I’ll comfort you,” or “If you play this role, I’ll show you affection”—and it's now exhausting them. Therapist and researcher Laura Copley shares how to help clients interrupt these unhealthy, even dangerous, relational patterns.

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Celebrating Singles!

Researcher Bella DePaulo on Keeping Our "Matrimania" in Check

Ryan Howes • 2/14/2020

By Ryan Howes - While many studies promote the mental and physical benefits of marriage, long-time singles advocate Bella DePaulo says the reported findings are biased, and we therapists need to better understand the single population as more than people waiting to find the right partner.

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Therapy with Teenage Girls

The Seven Transitions into Adulthood

Ryan Howes • 11/22/2019

By Ryan Howes - In the following interview, New York Times columnist and author Lisa Damour gives us a glimpse at the map she’s developed for both therapists and parents trying to help teenage girls make their way through the treacherous, often bewildering landscape of adolescence in today’s world.

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The Five Dimensions of Good Anxiety Treatment

An Interview with Anxiety Researcher David Barlow

Ryan Howes • 8/9/2019

By Ryan Howes - Author David Barlow is widely considered the dean of anxiety researchers. In the following interview, he shares his thoughts on the nature of anxiety and what research has revealed about the most effective treatments for it.

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The Golden Rule of Habit Change

Lessons on Expert Productivity

Ryan Howes • 7/12/2019

By Ryan Howes - At times, the line between stable and stuck-in-a-rut can become a bit blurry. So we turned to New York Times journalist Charles Duhigg, author of the bestseller The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business to see if he’d share how his findings may help us therapists, both personally and professionally.

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Pediatrician and TED Speaker Nadine Burke Harris on Treating the "Whole Person"

Ryan Howes • 6/8/2019

By Ryan Howes - Several years ago, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris had a eureka moment when she discovered the adverse childhood experiences study (ACEs), which helped her realize her young patients with the most stubborn physical ailments were coping with all kinds of traumas.

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Trauma Therapy Meets Theater

An Unusual Program is Helping Vets Rewire from War

Ryan Howes • 3/2/2019

By Ryan Howes - Therapists know that words can heal. But what if the words were in iambic pentameter and delivered from a stage? Veteran and professional actor Stephan Wolfert is testing a PTSD intervention that for decades has been pairing classical theater training with the science of trauma.

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Learning to Relish the Challenge

A Motivation Expert Weighs in on the Downside of Overpraise

Ryan Howes • 11/30/2018

By Ryan Howes - Should we praise children, students, clients, and ourselves for being smart people who earn top marks? According to motivation expert and bestselling author Carol Dweck, praising intelligence often creates people devoid of resilience and motivation. It’s far more important, she says, to enhance people’s ability to tackle adversity and persevere.

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What Can We Do to Stem the Suicide Spike?

An Interview with Psychiatry Professor and Author Kay Redfield Jamison

Ryan Howes • 10/22/2018

By Ryan Howes - Helping suicidal clients is one of the most important interventions we can make as therapists, and it’s one of the scariest aspects of our work. Kay Redfield Jamison, psychiatry professor and bestselling author, shares her thoughts on how the fields of medicine and psychology can work to better understand and treat severe mood disorders and suicidality.

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Are We Getting Mindfulness Wrong?

Buddhist Thought Pioneer Mark Epstein Has a Message for Therapists

Ryan Howes • 7/7/2018

By Ryan Howes - For psychiatrist and bestselling author Mark Epstein, a state of mindfulness isn’t just a prescription for quieting an anxious mind: it’s an introductory phase to a much deeper process of healing and enlightenment. In the following interview, he breaks down the intersection of Eastern and Western thought playing out in our culture today.

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Grief as a Gift: Carrying on the Legacy of Kübler-Ross

Ryan Howes • 11/5/2013

David Kessler has spent his career helping people all over the world deal with death. In the process, he’s learned that—as much as we may resist experiencing it—grief is a gift that helps us heal.

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Wearing Your Heart on Your Face: The Polyvagal Circuit in the Consulting Room

Ryan Howes • 9/5/2013

Psychophysiologist Stephen Porges’s research on the polyvagal nervous system provides insight into the evolutionary roots of trauma and anxiety, and how therapists can effectively convey safety to clients.

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Talking with God: Religion as a Therapeutic Experience

Ryan Howes • 7/1/2013

Anthropologist and author Tanya Luhrmann explains how many evangelicals experience the kind of support in their connection with God that others find in their relationship with a therapist.

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Is Technology Changing Our Minds? What Therapists Need to Know in the Digital Age

Ryan Howes • 5/1/2013

Psychiatrist and neuroscientist Gary Small on what therapists should know about how technology is altering our brains, for both good and ill.

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Finding the Hero Within: Exploring the Link Between Trauma and Oppression

Ryan Howes • 3/1/2013

Kenneth Hardy believes that the experience of trauma is too often unacknowledged by therapists struggling to help troubled minority youth.

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The Power of Forgiveness: Cutting the Bonds of Resentfulness

Ryan Howes • 1/1/2013

Frederic Luskin has spent the last 20 years studying forgiveness and why achieving it can be so difficult.

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Tribal Politics: Moral Issues are at the Heart of Elections

Ryan Howes • 11/1/2012

Social psychologist Jonathon Haidt offers a perspective on why we vote the way we do that you’re unlikely to have read about in the deluge of mainstream election-season coverage this fall.

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Psyche and Soma: How Our Bodies Reveal Our Inner Experience

Ryan Howes • 9/1/2012

For more than 25 years, Pat Ogden has been at the forefront of developing somatic approaches that can succeed where the talking cure fails.

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Irvin Yalom on Psychotherapy as Craft: Looking Back to Move Forward

Ryan Howes • 7/1/2012

In an age when all eyes seem constantly riveted on the Next Big Thing, celebrated therapist-novelist Irvin Yalom takes a different approach.

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Mary Pipher on Activism: Applying our Healing Skills in the Wider World

Ryan Howes • 5/1/2012

Bestselling author and retired psychotherapist Mary Pipher makes a case for therapists’ having the know-how to become effective social activists---and for why saving the environment isn’t such a lost cause.

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Ryan Howes, PhD, ABPP, is a writer and clinical professor at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology.