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VIDEO: Depression Is Not a Disease, It’s a Wake-Up Call

James Gordon on Healing without Antidepressants

James Gordon • 9/1/2015 • 1 Comment

Depression is not a disease, so the promise of antidepressants as a cure just doesn’t hold water. That’s the assessment of James Gordon, M.D. and he should know. Jim is the author of Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven Stage Journey out of Depression.

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VIDEO: Stepfamilies: Great for Parents, Grief for Kids?

Patricia Papernow On The Double-Reality New Stepfamilies Face

Patricia Papernow • 9/14/2015 • 3 Comments

Patricia Papernow, an expert in working with stepfamilies, helps us understand the fundamental issues and unique hurdles most stepfamilies must navigate.

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VIDEO: Brain vs. Mind: What's the Difference?

Dan Siegel on the Distinctions between Neuroscience and Psychotherapy

Dan Siegel • 9/21/2015 • 7 Comments

With all the buzz about brain science, is it possible to lose sight of the mind? Dan Siegel, pioneer in the applications of brain science to psychotherapy, wants to make sure we don't, reminding us that the mind is much bigger than the brain. It extends throughout the whole body and it also includes other people.

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VIDEO: Making the Case for the Emotional Man

Pat Love Explains Why We Need to Rethink the "Empathy Gap"

Pat Love • 5/2/2016 • 5 Comments

Have you ever wondered if some men in your practice are simply unable to listen, connect, and empathize with their partners? According to Pat Love, it’s more likely that our definition of empathy is just too narrow.

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VIDEO: Engaging Kids who Hate Therapy

How to Talk to Kids in a Way They Understand

Janet Sasson Edgette • 9/1/2014 • 10 Comments

Connecting with today’s youth doesn’t mean being able to recite Justin Bieber’s latest hit. According to Janet Edgette, author of Adolescent Therapy That Really Works, it takes authenticity, perspective, and knowing how to make kids feel like they’re being listened to and respected.

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VIDEO: Charlotte Resnick on Helping Kids Find the Answers Inside

Here's a Fun Exercise That Gets Your Young Clients Participating

Charlotte Reznick • 12/7/2016 • 6 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a magic therapy wand to wave in front of our young clients and give them all the answers they need? What if this magic wand could conjure rainbow lizards and talking dogs to sit on our clients’ shoulders, bypass their defense systems, and whisper good, therapeutic advice in their ears? That’s exactly the kind of approach Charlotte Reznick uses with her young clients.

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VIDEO: Talking, Tapping, and Healing

When Attachment Therapy Meets Energy Psychology

David Feinstein • 8/12/2014 • 5 Comments

Despite a growing acceptance of integrative mind-body techniques, energy psychology remains just outside mainstream psychotherapy. And it’s easy to understand why—it makes frequent use of touch and includes techniques for tapping acupuncture points while conducting therapy.

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VIDEO: A Paradoxical Approach to Panic

The First Session

Reid Wilson • 8/14/2014 • 6 Comments

With years of experience treating anxiety-riddled clients, Reid Wilson, author of Don’t Panic, knows a thing or two about helping people rein in the trademark rapid breathing, cold sweats, and stammering that occur during a panic attack. To cut off panic attacks at the source, Reid takes a provocative approach.

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VIDEO: Heading Off Resistance in Anxiety Treatment

How to Accelerate Anxiety Treatment

Steve Andreas • 8/7/2014 • 4 Comments

Anxious clients that voluntarily come to therapy rarely say, “I came here because I have no intention of changing right now.” And yet even clients who clearly have a desire to feel better may fight change at every turn by continually saying “yes, but” or otherwise embodying therapy’s least welcome visitor—resistance. And when both client and therapist are unclear about the source of resistance, it can bring the process of treatment to a halt.

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VIDEO: What Therapists Need to Know about the Research on Meds

Helping Clients Recognize their Treatment Options

John Preston • 8/13/2014 • 3 Comments

When it comes to treating depression, neuropsychologist John Preston, author of Clinical Psychopharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple, says that psychoactive medication is only one alternative and often not the most effective. In addition to his integrative approach—which includes exercise, combating social withdrawal, family involvement, and possibly meds—he’s always on the lookout for toxic relationship issues in the client’s life.

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