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The Problem with the Borderline Diagnosis: Getting Beyond the Label

September/October 2019
Have we unfairly pathologized clients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder?

Point of View

Feeling Anxious? A Longtime Researcher Weighs In

March/April 2017
How can you keep on top of the proliferation of anxiety treatments today?

Hiding in Plain Sight

Clients' Symptoms Offer Clues to Their Strengths

September/October 2016
As therapists, we’re taught to be master detectives who methodically investigate our clients’ symptoms in search of a “culprit”—the source of their pain. But if we spend too much time preoccupied with symptoms, we’re likely to miss important clues to hidden strengths, which can transform the experience of psychotherapy.

When Victims Victimize Others

Some Clients Challenge our Capacity for Compassion

May/June 2014
Most therapists find it relatively easy to feel empathy for the usual hyperaroused, vulnerable trauma client. But it can be a lot tougher to remain nonjudgmental and receptive with dissociative clients who’ve done horrible things to traumatize others.
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Putting the Pieces Together

25 Years of Learning Trauma Treatment

May/June 2014
25 years ago, we believed that helping trauma survivors dig into dark and unspeakable horrors would set them free. But in this new age of trauma treatment, we aim to help our clients find the light.
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Engaging the Emotional Brain

Highlights from Symposium 2014

May/June 2014
To get through to clients in our increasingly ADD culture, therapists must learn to evoke a deeper, more visceral engagement with them. At this year’s Networker Symposium, a lineup of innovators shared their wisdom about how to do just that.

The Great Deception

We’re Less in Control Than We Think

January/February 2014
Most of us put much too much faith in the power of our conscious minds to bring about lasting change. Instead of looking up the higher branches of consciousness, we should be looking down into the nervous system settings that generate impulses and inclinations.

Clinician's Digest

How to Help Learning Stick for Clients * What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Psychotherapy?

September/October 2013

Creating Adventure And Play In Therapy

How to Vitalize Your Therapeutic Style

July/August 2013
The more we learn about the emotional brain, the clearer it becomes: to have real therapeutic impact, we need to create experiences that help clients learn to relate to themselves and the world in entirely new ways.
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Unlocking The Emotional Brain

Is Memory Reconsolidation the Key to Transformation?

July/August 2013
New research into the complexities of memory reconsolidation offers important clues about how we can make the most elusive of consulting room events—the deep, therapeutic breakthrough—a regular occurrence.
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