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A Novel Approach to Treating Troubled Kids

Multi-Systemic Therapy Treats the Overlapping Worlds of Childhood

Wray Herbert • 7/10/2017

By Wray Herbert - As its name suggests, Multi-Systemic Therapy is focused on the many overlapping worlds of childhood and adolescence. It emphasizes treating problem kids in their own natural environment, and practitioners routinely use genograms to visually depict the stresses and sources of support in a teenager's life.

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The Heart of the Matter

Examining the forces that spawn monstrous behavior

Wray Herbert • 3/1/2007

In his new book, psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the researcher responsible for the famous Standford Prison Experiment, explores the nature of evil and explains how he found himself in the unlikely role of serving as a defense witness for an Abu Ghraib prison guard.

Magazine Article

No Gurus Need Apply

A disciplined protocol for troubled teens

Wray Herbert • 1/1/2007

A professor skeptical of the clinical value of family therapy may be doing more to extend the legacy of systems therapy than anyone working with adolescents today.

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A Novel Approach to Treating Troubled Kids

Multi-Systemic Therapy Treats the Overlapping Worlds of Childhood

Wray Herbert • 7/10/2017

By Wray Herbert - As its name suggests, Multi-Systemic Therapy is focused on the many overlapping worlds of childhood and adolescence. It emphasizes treating problem kids in their own natural environment, and practitioners routinely use genograms to visually depict the stresses and sources of support in a teenager's life.

Daily Blog
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The Heart of the Matter

Examining the forces that spawn monstrous behavior

Wray Herbert • 3/1/2007

In his new book, psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the researcher responsible for the famous Standford Prison Experiment, explores the nature of evil and explains how he found himself in the unlikely role of serving as a defense witness for an Abu Ghraib prison guard.

Magazine Article

No Gurus Need Apply

A disciplined protocol for troubled teens

Wray Herbert • 1/1/2007

A professor skeptical of the clinical value of family therapy may be doing more to extend the legacy of systems therapy than anyone working with adolescents today.

Magazine Article
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Wray Herbert has been writing about psychology and human behavior for more than 25 years. He has been the behavioral science editor at Science News, the editor-in-chief of Psychology Today, health and science editor at US News & World Report, and a columnist for Newsweek, Scientific American Mind, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits.