Smart Growth: Developing a mindset for life
A conversation with motivation expert Carol Dweck on the importance of the “growth mindset” and how to enhance people’s ability to tackle adversity and persevere.
Knowing When to Push: Balancing Safety and Challenge
When a client has been sexually abused, it can be difficult to find the balance between creating safety and challenging old patterns.
A Step Backward: An Interview with Allen Frances
As the man responsible for the previous edition, the foremost critic of DSM-5 is perhaps the last person you’d expect to trash this latest, biggest version.
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The Truth About Bullying: How therapists can help harassed kids
While some believe the incidence of school bullying has reached epidemic proportions, therapists remain largely uninformed about the nature of the problem and what to do about it.
Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming to Help a Panicked Client: From Certainty to Uncertainty
Often clients come to therapy to resolve ambivalence or because they can’t make up their minds. But sometimes, the problem is that they’re too certain about things they should be uncertain about.
First Impressions: Getting Off to the Right Start is Crucial in Therapy
That first session with a new client can be crucial to the success or failure of treatment.
Does the PTSD Diagnosis Do More Harm Than Good?
Does the diagnosis of PTSD actually hamper therapists' ability to help combat veterans do the hard work of coming to terms with their war experiences?
Therapy-As-Usual Can't Serve the Needs of Our Returning Troops
Our standard psychotherapeutic paradigm is unequal to the mammoth challenge of serving the troops who've served in Iraq and Afghanistan. What's needed is a public health perspective that taps into the power of community healing.
The 5 TRM Self-Stabilization Skills
A Civilian Therapist’s Guide to the Military Mindset
What civilian therapists need to know about military culture and life in a combat zone to best serve veterans struggling with war trauma.
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