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Cure or Control?

Depression as a Chronic Condition

November/December 2014
Evidence continues to accumulate that many people with depression suffer bouts of it all their lives, even after a good response to therapy. So what if we give up the idea of cure and opt for the idea of management?

Habits vs. Addictions

What’s the Difference?

November/December 2013
Some people can drink to excess for years without experiencing the negative consequences that can destroy their lives. So when does someone cross the tenuous line from habit into addiction? And what’s the difference between the two anyway?

Deconstructing Depression

A Therapeutic Road Map for Effective Treatment

November/December 2010
Depression is an ill-defined diagnosis encompassing conditions with a variety of underlying causes. Recognizing different forms of depression is the key to initiating effective treatment.

10 Best-Ever Anxiety-Management Techniques

There are Effective Alternatives to Medication

September/October 2005
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Technotrap

When Work Become Your Second Home

March/April 2008
Relentless stress in the high-tech workplace of the 21st century is taking an unprecedented toll on our emotional lives and our capacity to wind down at the end of the day. At the same time, too many therapists fail to address workplace issues in the consulting room.

Riding the Waves

Neurofeedback: A Breakthrough with Learning Disabilities?

September/October 2004
Neurofeedback is one of a group of new technologies that promises not only to treat the symptoms of mood, attention, and learning disorders, but to address the brain-wave patterns that underlie them.

Turning "I Can't" into "I Will"

How to Motivate Depressed Clients

July/August 2004
Getting a depressed client mobilized to take the initial steps toward change can be the key to treatment.

Is Relief Just a Swallow Away?

Guidelines for Using Drugs in Anxiety Treatments

November/December 2003
How does a therapist decide whether to use therapy, medications, or a combination of both to treat anxiety? How can a clinician determine whether the long-term use of medications might actually prevent a client from learning to conquer anxiety? The answer lies in recognizing the distinctions between different forms of anxiety and carefully assessing the client's own history to determine what kind or combination of anxieties he or she experiences.
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