Weiwei and the Spider: Translating Problems into Skills to Learn
An approach that emphasizes acquiring skills rather than focusing on problems helps a young boy in China tackle his problems at school.
Letting Go of Hate: How to help clients change unconscious responses
Many well-intentioned therapists have suggested that their clients just “let go” of hate, as if it were a heavy load that they could simply drop to the ground.
How to Heal the Angry Brain: Mad Men
Men with anger problems are generally highly reluctant clients who come to our offices only because they’ve gotten “the ultimatum” from their wives, girlfriends, or bosses. Fortunately, understanding the angry brain can help build their motivation for change.
Stop the Merry-Go-Round: Strategies for Angry Couples
While partners caught in the anger merry-go-round invariably blame the other, both typically pass the anger back and forth like a shared virus.
A Therapist Confronts Her Own Magical Thinking
A client's unexpected announcement makes a therapist confront her illusions of invulnerability.
There are Effective Alternatives to Medication
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Once skeptical about the value of regularly seeking client feedback, therapists at a public agency become true believers.
Conflict Mediation for Siblings
* Is Therapy Harmful? * The Unintended Consequences of Black-Labeling Antidepressants * A Depression Vaccine * Unexpected Resilience Among Adolescents * Mediating Sibling Quarrels * The Difference Between Rage and Anger
Temperament and the Elusive Concept of Normality
An understanding of the inborn dimensions of human temperament reveals that the concept of "normal" is far richer and more expansive than previously imagined.
How to Motivate Depressed Clients
Getting a depressed client mobilized to take the initial steps toward change can be the key to treatment.
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