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The Surprising Intimacy of Phone Sessions

Turning off the Camera, Turning on the Connection

Daniela Gitlin • 11/3/2020

Some clients and therapists strongly prefer the old-fashioned phone to video sessions. What’s so transformative about turning off the camera?

Magazine Article

Managing Confidentiality

Three Things I Learned from My Small-Town Practice

Daniela Gitlin • 7/2/2020

When you practice in a rural town, sometimes it can feel like everyone is connected to each other. Instead of worrying about boundary and confidentiality violations, I've learned a strategy that embraces the dilemma instead of avoiding it.

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Meeting the Moment

The Importance of Risk in Therapy

Daniela Gitlin • 6/30/2020

The therapist’s office is a zone of creative adventure and unpredictability, where the most powerful moments often come out of the blue.

Magazine Article

The Surprising Intimacy of Phone Sessions

Video Chat Isn’t Necessarily Better

Daniela Gitlin • 5/26/2020

In an unexpected twist, one therapist is finding phone sessions more effective than video sessions. Here's why.

Daily Blog

When Your Client Drops a Last-Minute Bombshell

Four Common Scenarios and How to Handle Them

Daniela Gitlin • 12/13/2019

By Daniela Gitlin - When clients drop “bombshells” in the last few minutes of a session, it can be hard to end on time. Here's a framework for not only handling these unexpected moments, but welcoming them.

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Therapists in a Fishbowl

The Challenges of Small-Town Practice

Daniela Gitlin • 7/3/2019

Some down-to-earth advice on practicing in a small town, where there’s no way to escape being seen and talked about.

Magazine Article

In Consultation

Doorknob Moments

Daniela Gitlin • 9/5/2018

How to handle end-of-session bombshells therapeutically—and still wrap up on time.

Magazine Article
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Managing Confidentiality

Three Things I Learned from My Small-Town Practice

Daniela Gitlin • 7/2/2020

When you practice in a rural town, sometimes it can feel like everyone is connected to each other. Instead of worrying about boundary and confidentiality violations, I've learned a strategy that embraces the dilemma instead of avoiding it.

Daily Blog

The Surprising Intimacy of Phone Sessions

Video Chat Isn’t Necessarily Better

Daniela Gitlin • 5/26/2020

In an unexpected twist, one therapist is finding phone sessions more effective than video sessions. Here's why.

Daily Blog

When Your Client Drops a Last-Minute Bombshell

Four Common Scenarios and How to Handle Them

Daniela Gitlin • 12/13/2019

By Daniela Gitlin - When clients drop “bombshells” in the last few minutes of a session, it can be hard to end on time. Here's a framework for not only handling these unexpected moments, but welcoming them.

Daily Blog
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The Surprising Intimacy of Phone Sessions

Turning off the Camera, Turning on the Connection

Daniela Gitlin • 11/3/2020

Some clients and therapists strongly prefer the old-fashioned phone to video sessions. What’s so transformative about turning off the camera?

Magazine Article

Meeting the Moment

The Importance of Risk in Therapy

Daniela Gitlin • 6/30/2020

The therapist’s office is a zone of creative adventure and unpredictability, where the most powerful moments often come out of the blue.

Magazine Article

Therapists in a Fishbowl

The Challenges of Small-Town Practice

Daniela Gitlin • 7/3/2019

Some down-to-earth advice on practicing in a small town, where there’s no way to escape being seen and talked about.

Magazine Article

In Consultation

Doorknob Moments

Daniela Gitlin • 9/5/2018

How to handle end-of-session bombshells therapeutically—and still wrap up on time.

Magazine Article
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Daniela Gitlin, MD, is a psychiatrist in private practice for more than 25 years in rural upstate New York. Practice, Practice, Practice: This Psychiatrist's Life is her first book