The Larger Conversation

Ideas that stretch our cultural perspectives
Article May 1, 2024

Supercharging Couples Work with Ketamine

A Doorway to Greater Intimacy

The combination of therapeutic guides, ketamine, and community can open the door to deep, long-lasting relational change. Read more

Article April 24, 2024

Celebrating Sue Johnson

A Tribute to a Leading Force in the Field

Psychotherapy Networker honors the memory of Sue Johnson, EFT and EFIT pioneer, with highlights from her trailblazing career. Read more

Video April 23, 2024

So You Want to Be Your Client's Friend

Two Therapists Discuss a Clinical Taboo

Join the conversation between two therapists as they discuss the longing for friendship in the therapy room. Read more

Video March 13, 2024

Navigating the Male Friendship Recession

A Conversation with Mark Greene

Watch this interview with Mark Greene about why male friendships seem so difficult for men to get and how therapists can help. Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Editor's Note: March/April 2024

The Loneliness Epidemic

This issue aims to explore what we can do about loneliness in our therapy offices—not just for kids and young adults, but for people at any stage of life Read more

Article March 1, 2024

A Therapy Session With Friends

An Untapped Resource for Emotional Health

There are no formalized rituals, rules, or obligations to ground or support a friendship. Should therapists change that? Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Scarred, Not Scary

Bringing Disfigurement Out of the Shadows

Therapists can help disfigured clients build the necessary skills to navigate the documented reality that they’re often avoided, judged, and asked invasive... Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Inviting Your Inner Critic for Coffee

Why Is It So Hard to Show Up for Ourselves?

When it comes to self-talk, a therapist explores our tendency to be our worst enemy. Read more

Article March 1, 2024

In Search of The Great Male Friend

One Man’s Quest for Intimacy

Grown men don’t say things like “I’ve got nobody to play with.” Or do they? A journalist explores what therapists are seeing across the country: the... Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Esther Perel on the Art of Making Friends

Skills for Cultivating Vibrant Connections

Navigating the potential discomfort of opening ourselves up to others is a skill we all have to learn through trial and error. Read more

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