Contributed by Kirsten Lind Seal

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"I've Got Nothing to Talk About"

How to Work with Tight-Lipped Clients

What do you do when your client comes to session with nothing to say? Longtime experts in the field offer how to get the conversation going. Read more

In Consultation April 28, 2023

Weighing Your Clients’ Needs Against Your Own

The Ethics of Handling Your Personal Crisis

What are the ethics of carrying on with your regular practice when dealing with an ongoing personal crisis or medical emergency? Read more

The Playful Therapist

7 Clinicians Share Their Best Strategies

In this collection, master therapists share how they’ve used humor in ways that both enliven and enrich the work of therapy. Read more

Symposium Highlight May 23, 2018

VIDEO: The Hearing

A Therapist Shares Her Most Transformative Session

In our own small way, the Networker has tried to revive the ancient, tribal practice of storytelling. At our third annual Symposium storytelling event, Kirsten... Read more

Symposium Highlight May 9, 2018

The Hearing

From an Evening of Storytelling 2018

A therapist tries to ride to the rescue of an immigrant client in a desperate situation. Read more

Case Study May 1, 2017

The Unexplored Issues

Working with Cross-Cultural Couples

Cross-cultural couples face challenges that often aren’t addressed in therapy. Read more

Case Study May 9, 2016

Managing Hecklers in the Therapy Room

An Ex-Comedian Puts Her Old Skills to Use

What do the rules of comedy have to do with the practice of psychotherapy? More than you think. Read more

Kirsten Lind Seal

Kirsten Lind Seal, PhD, is a marriage and family therapist in private practice and an adjunct associate professor of MFT at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Her research has been published in JMFT and Psychology Today, and she is a regular contributor on WCCO (CBS) TV’s Midmorning show.