From its beginnings, therapy has consisted primarily of talk, evolving from slow and ruminative to faster-paced and therapist-directed. Discover the new movement away from talk, towards silence in the consulting room.
According to the standard wisdom, the greatest therapists—the “supershrinks”—are born not made. Discover how you can defy this by learning some simple techniques from them that will improve your practice.
The devastating world of war-related trauma afflicts whole populations of people. Learn practical techniques to help your clients adjust to life after war.
We can probably all think of at least one clinical role model or leading figure in the field who shaped our vision of the kind of therapist we wanted to be when we “grew up”. Learn about the "Top Ten" therapists of the last 25 years.
For decades, therapists have sought to help their clients change--their relationships, their careers, their personalities. This course explains that now many practitioners actually want to help their clients accept their current reality.
If most individual problems are complex and difficult, what conclusions can possibly be drawn about treating the average couple? Yet, in the past 25 years, couples therapy experts have developed many successful techniques.
Doing therapy with teens has always been a challenge--they are constantly bombarded by pop culture. This course will provide you with a step-by-step guide for getting through to them and establishing healing relationships.
The most critical life decision most therapists deal with is helping couples decide whether or not to dissolve a marriage. This course will provide you with a step-by-step guide to finding your role in this decision.
Aging triggers identity issues as powerful as those of adolescence, at a time when we're also coping with critical life-cycle changes. Examine principle aging issues for both our clients and ourselves with experts in the field.
A decade ago, if therapists were familiar with mindfulness at all, it was as a spiritual practice with little connection to clinical work. Today, the practical uses of mindfulness are widely accepted and have been well documented by researchers.