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.
Psychotherapy is being transformed by the unprecedented convergence of new scientific findings and ancient healing traditions. Discover the practical applications of these new and old techniques in this course.
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.
Probably most of your clients have had at least some difficulty with insomnia as, most likely, have you. This course offers a step-by-step guide to understanding and conquering insomnia.
Following the first generation of pioneers, another group of inspired clinicians and innovators emerged to expand family therapy. Learn about the distinctive contributions these more recent figures made to the field.
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.
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.
Research shows again and again that the main ingredient of effective treatment has little to do with therapeutic technique. This course delves into the traits that you need to be a better therapist right away.
When it comes to depression, new theories, therapies, and medicines appear so rapidly that it's impossible for even the most diligent therapist to keep track of it all. This course will provide you with the skills you need to treat depression.