Brave New Couples: What can science tell us about the changing face of couplehood today?
Susan Johnson, developer of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, discusses what the science of love says about what couples can expect when they rebel too much against the conventions of traditional marriage.
It’s time we address the psychological toll of the daily bombardment of information that permeates our lives.
Questions of Gender: A therapist struggles with the clinical choices he’s made
A therapist takes an unflinching look at a puzzling case that spanned 14 years, wondering if he made a wrong turn.
Escaping the “Groundhog Day” Cycle
Why do we get stuck in “Groundhog Day therapy”—cases in which we spin our wheels from session to session? Before lurching on to alternative treatment strategies, the key to progress is recognizing the need to shift the therapist–client relationship.
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Deciding: to be Right or be Married?
Do you want to be right or be married? Okay, now pause, think, breathe . . . and choose between First Consciousness and Second Consciousness.
- Real client-centered therapy - Questioning research studies - Handling suicidal clients - Are the good times about to roll?
Beyond Right and Wrong: Teaching Couples How To Embrace Fair-Mindedness
What do issues of fairness and relational justice have to do with psychotherapy?
Learning Forgiveness: Peacemaking Skills For Couples
Given that most couples never manage to change each other very much, teaching them to forgive each other's imperfections is a vastly underutilized therapeutic resource.
The Last 25 Years Have Taught Us That It's Neither Art nor Science
At last count, therapists could choose from among 500 different treatment techniques. But after all these years, there's still no evidence that the overall effectiveness of therapy has improved. Could the problem be that we still don't understand the fundamental nature of psychotherapy?
Like a Ghost - Using EMDR to Revive a Traumatized Vet’s Marriage
EMDR helps a young Irag War vet and his wife emerge from the nightmare of his war experience.
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