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The Challenge of Harm Reduction

Changing Attitudes Toward Addiction Treatment

September/October 2019
Until they’ve done the challenging and sometimes painful work in therapy, many people can’t even begin to imagine curtailing their drug use. For them, therapy is a before, not an after; and their engagement in therapy, rather than their abstinence, is the primary goal of treatment.

Point of View

The Suicide Epidemic

September/October 2018
Author and therapist Kay Redfield Jamison explores what we can do to address the suicide epidemic.

A Journey Through Fire

Surviving When Your Self Is in Ashes

July/August 2018
At its worst, depression extinguishes your inner pilot light, depriving you of the substrate that makes you feel real. Sufferers complain of living in a fog, unable to think, remember, or focus. The qualities that constitute “you” become peripheral. The password has changed, and access is denied.

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When Is Enough Enough?

July/August 2018
Bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich believes that our obsession with longevity may have gone too far.

What's Your Most Memorable Therapeutic Moment?

Six Master Clinicians Share Their Reflections

May/June 2016
Of all the meaningful sessions that take place in a therapists's career, what makes certain ones stand out? We asked six widely respected clinicians to tell the story of a particular experience that lives on for them. This special feature collects those tales of taking creative leaps in the dark and stumbling toward insight.
  • "Crossing to Safety" by Courtney Armstrong
  • "Happy New Year?" by Ron Taffel
  • "Keeping the Faith" by Mary Jo Barrett
  • "In the Valley of the Shadow" by Margie Nichols
  • "The Uninvited Guest" by Hedy Schleifer
  • "The Found and the Lost" by Terry Real

Family Matters

Rocking On! From grief to rebirth

November/December 2014
A daughter marvels as her mother goes from grief to an exuberant rebirth.

Case Study

Evoking the Inner Artist: How to Replace Pathology with Creativity

September/October 2013
When clients feel blocked, therapists can help them tap their inner artist and view feelings of vulnerability, doubt, and fear as part of a creative, problem-solving process.

Case Study

Life After Betrayal: Getting Past the Victim Identity

July/August 2013
When working with clients who’ve experienced an intimate betrayal, it’s important to empower them to move beyond a victim identity.

The Coaching Edge

Helping Our Clients Take Their Best Shot

November/December 2012
A new style of working has emerged that integrates the in-depth understanding of traditional therapy with the experience of being instructed, pushed, and challenged identified with coaching. But can a clinician effectively encompass both styles with the same client?
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Creatures of Habit: Understanding the automatic loops that shape our lives

September/October 2012
A surprise bestseller shows us the crucial roles that even minor habits can play in individual and group behavior.
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