Therapy in the Media

Mental health news around the world
Article August 8, 2018

3 Concerning Messages about the Netflix series “Insatiable”

…And 3 Ways to Talk about Them with Your Clients

There’s been a lot of outcry from mental health professionals, doctors, parents, and people who’ve suffered from eating disorders about the trailer for the... Read more

Article November 1, 2017

The Tony Robbins Experience

What’s the Takeaway for Therapists?

Despite his four decades in the public eye, most therapists are only vaguely aware of Tony Robbins and his take on personal change. But if you attract millions... Read more

Article November 18, 2015

Who Do You Trust?

Revisiting the McMartin Preschool Case

Sometimes it can be easier to argue about witch-hunts than risk confronting the dark, unsavory reality of child abuse. Read more

Article March 1, 2015

Lost in the Maze

Finding the exit from OCD

Review: The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in ThoughtFinding an exit from the bewildering maze of a disorder that confounds... Read more

Article January 1, 2015

The Reluctant Guru

Staying in the Moment with Jon Kabat-Zinn

A Conversation with Jon Kabat-ZinnSince he first developed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in 1979, Jon Kabat-Zinn has not only become a key figure in... Read more

Article September 11, 2014

Bessel van der Kolk, a leading trauma therapist, takes on the New York Times. Read more

Article July 11, 2014

For therapists, giving a TED talk is the new professional milestone. Read more

Article July 11, 2014

What Makes Fanatics Tick?

Exploring the Psyches of People on the Fringe

A new book investigates the worldview of a range of fanatics who’ve dedicated their lives to holding onto to their antiscientific and antihistorical claims. Read more

Article May 12, 2014

12 Missteps?

The evidence that AA works is many steps behind

The authors of a provocative new book argue that, despite its sterling reputation, alcoholics anonymous has one of the worst success rates in all of medicine. Read more

Article January 8, 2014

Sizing Up Goliath

The Upside of Being Underestimated

With his enormous success, Malcolm Gladwell has morphed from a darling underdog to a publishing juggernaut at whom it’s now trendy to sling insults. Read more

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