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The 2016 Election Is Raising Ethical Questions for Therapists

September/October 2016
It used to be an axiom for clinicians that therapeutic conversation and politics don’t mix. But in this high-stakes presidential election, some therapists aren’t so sure.
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Editor's Note

July/August 2012
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Yesterday’s Ethics Vs. Today’s Realities

Boundaries in an Age of Informality

July/August 2012
As the status of therapist has shifted from an oversized figure with Svengali-like powers to an overworked and underpaid service provider at the mercy of the client-consumer who might sue him or her for some infraction, what are we to make of our traditional ethical codes.
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Therapeutic Ethics In The Digital Age

When the Whole World is Watching

July/August 2012
The revolution in communication technology has created a new set of ethical dilemmas, which are invading our sessions, whether we know it or not.

Therapist Self-Disclosure

Think Before You Get Personal

July/August 2012
The ways we disclose, read cues from our clients, and dialogue about what’s been divulged are the keys to whether therapist self-disclosure helps clients’ therapeutic goals or gets in the way.

Psychotherapy and The Law

Two Practical Perspectives

July/August 2012
A therapist–lawyer on what most often gets clinicians in trouble with the law and everything you need to know about the duty to report, to warn—and more.

Clinician's Digest

Therapists and Climate Change

September/October 2011
- Handling climate change with clients - How to effectively terminate therapy - Practice in the Internet Age

Clinician's Digest

July/August 2010
- Is therapist privacy a thing of the past? - Creating networks of therapists - A cautionary tale about self-help books - The new DSM's take on personality disorders - The brain-scan wars

Clinician's Digest

September/October 2009
AAMFT Family Feud * Liability for electronic records * Group therapy's comeback * Mining dreams * What fuels political arguments * Mindfulness and eating disorders

Clinician's Digest

September/October 2008
Researching for dollars * Fog of war * End-of-life decisions * When spouses come out * A true alcohol buzz * "Please call 911" * Torture and psychologists' reputations
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