An Interview with Margaret Wehrenberg
Over the last year and a half, therapists have been pushed to the limit listening to clients worry, ruminate, grieve, and suffer in magnified ways. And we’ve all been suspended in similar uncertainty. Psychotherapy Networker talked with Margaret Wehrenberg, therapist and author of Pandemic Anxiety: Fear, Stress, and Loss in Traumatic Times, about how clinicians can help interrupt their clients’ anxious thought loops.
Joanne Spence on Trauma-Informed Practices
Joanne Spence, a social worker turned yoga therapist and author of "Trauma-Informed Yoga: A Toolbox for Therapists," talked to Psychotherapy Networker about how therapists of all kinds can incorporate yoga into their work treating trauma. Yoga can offer immediate relief, Spence says, and therapists don’t have to become yoga experts to use its practices to help their clients.
Replacing Punishment with Compassion
A movement to integrate trauma-informed care into our justice system aims to decriminalize mental illness and address a foundational cause of mass incarceration.
Discussing the Hidden Impacts of the Pandemic
Our current caregiving crisis is a societal failure, not the result of one family’s shortcomings.
A Pioneer of CBT on his Journey to “Feeling Great”
David Burns's book, Feeling Good, brought the cognitive revolution to the public. In his new book, Feeling Great, he draws on decades of clinical work to present readers with what he calls, “cognitive therapy on steroids.”