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The Narcissism Trap: Navigating High-Conflict Personality Styles

Ryan Howes • 11/3/2020

An expert on narcissism discusses how to help clients get clear about gaslighting and other abuses in their relationships.

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Therapy From the Podcast Studio

Lori Gottlieb and Guy Winch discuss “Dear Therapists”

Ryan Howes • 10/27/2020

The therapists and writers have teamed up to produce a podcast that addresses a listener’s problem, provides specific advice, and then checks in to see whether or not it helped—all the while trying to work together as a team and provide a unified response.

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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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MARGARET WEHRENBERG, PSY.D.
 
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Therapy From the Podcast Studio

Lori Gottlieb and Guy Winch discuss “Dear Therapists”

Ryan Howes • 10/27/2020

The therapists and writers have teamed up to produce a podcast that addresses a listener’s problem, provides specific advice, and then checks in to see whether or not it helped—all the while trying to work together as a team and provide a unified response.

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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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Smart Growth: Developing a mindset for life

Ryan Howes • 9/1/2015

A conversation with motivation expert Carol Dweck on the importance of the “growth mindset” and how to enhance people’s ability to tackle adversity and persevere.

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Personality and Habit Change: Are You an Upholder, Obliger, Questioner, or Rebel?

Ryan Howes • 7/1/2015

In her first book, The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin tried to answer the question “How do I become happier?” With her new book on changing the habits of daily life, she answers the question “No, seriously, how do I become happier?”

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Brave New Couples: What can science tell us about the changing face of couplehood today?

Ryan Howes • 5/1/2015

Susan Johnson, developer of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, discusses what the science of love says about what couples can expect when they rebel too much against the conventions of traditional marriage.

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The Power of Commitment: Mindfulness Is Only the Beginning

Ryan Howes • 3/1/2015

Despite its popularity among therapists, mindfulness is only a beginning in the process of change.

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Reinventing Couplehood: Intimacy and Commitment in the Age of Consumer Marriage

Ryan Howes • 1/1/2015

Esther Perel, a couples therapist whose TED talk has had more than 5 million views, believes that it’s time to challenge the mismatch between the romantic ideal and the changing realities of contemporary life.

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The Malleability of Memory: Putting Psychotherapy on the Witness Stand

Ryan Howes • 11/12/2014

During the false memory controversies of the 1990s, many therapists saw Elizabeth Loftus, one of the most honored psychologists in the history of the field, as public-enemy number one.


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The Tribal Classroom: Applying attachment theory in schools

Ryan Howes • 9/11/2014

Lou Cozolino believes that attachment theory and neuroscience may offer the key to transforming our troubled educational system.

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When Talk Isn’t Enough: Easing Trauma’s Lingering Shock

Ryan Howes • 7/11/2014

Pioneering trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk shares his thoughts on the differences between public and private trauma.


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Brain Imaging and Psychotherapy: Why is it so controversial?

Ryan Howes • 5/12/2014

For nearly 20 years, psychiatrist Daniel Amen has led a controversial crusade to make brain imaging an accepted part of psychotherapeutic practice.

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The Little Things: Love in the Consulting Room

Ryan Howes • 3/7/2014

Barbara Fredrickson’s research on the biology of love and positivity demystifies our ideas about the role of intimacy, connection, and resilience in our lives.

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