Contributed by Frank Anderson

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Facing the Past as a Parent

How Our Worst Moments Can Stop Intergenerational Trauma

For one trauma therapist, parenting turned out to be the ultimate trial by fire—and a path to healing and wholeness. Read more

A New Take on Trauma with Frank Anderson

How the Psychotherapist is Making Healing Accessible

Learn more about leading trauma expert Frank Anderson and how he's taking his insight and expertise to new places. Read more

Is Prolonged Grief a Disorder?

Exploring the New DSM Diagnosis

According to grief experts, does a new diagnosis in the DSM pathologize a critical component of the human experience? Read more

VIDEO: Prolonged Grief Disorder

Does This New Diagnosis Help or Hurt?

What does the diagnosis of prolonged grief disorder mean to clinicians and grieving individuals? Read more

"Networker Live" with Frank Anderson

Parenting During a Pandemic

The Networker's senior writer, Lauren Dockett, sat down for a live conversation and Q&A with psychiatrist, therapist, and program consultant at the IFS... Read more

Symposium Highlight October 16, 2019

VIDEO: Learning to Draw the Line

A Special Story about Working with Difficult Clients

Although it’s not usually acknowledged, change in the consulting room goes both ways. Even as they help clients wrestle with their issues, it’s the rare... Read more

Symposium Highlight May 6, 2019

Learning to Draw the Line

From Symposium Storytelling Evening 2019

"In one session, she said that her life outside of therapy was going great, and seeing me was her main problem." Read more

Psychotherapists are usually on the front lines of mental health treatment, trained to spot and assess everything from changes in mood to unusual physical... Read more

Case Study March 13, 2017

Navigating the Bipolar Spectrum

Diagnosing Mood Disorders Requires Great Care

Diagnosing and treating mood disorders can be tricky, especially when it comes to an often overlooked, subtle form of bipolar II. Read more

In Consultation November 3, 2016

Responding to Extreme Trauma Symptoms

How Neuroscience Can Help

How an understanding of the brain can inform our trauma interventions. Read more

Beyond Chemistry

Exploring Our Relationship with Our Meds

The chemical effect of psychoactive meds is only part of their impact. In fact, people often develop complex relationships with the pills they take. Read more

Frank Anderson

Frank Anderson, MD, is a world-renowned trauma treatment expert, Harvard-trained psychiatrist, and psychotherapist. He’s the acclaimed author of Transcending Trauma and coauthor of Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual. As a global speaker on the treatment of trauma and dissociation, he’s passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the Internal Family Systems model of therapy. Contact: