Immigration and Trauma: How Can Therapists Help?
How therapists can help the traumatized community of immigrants and asylum seekers.
Technoconflicts in Families Today
Therapists are used to adolescent girls grumbling about their hovering, overinvolved parents. But these days, many have a new complaint—technoference in the home. Even as they’re tethered to their own screens, teens are wanting more, not less, of their digitally distracted parents’ attention.
From Symposium Storytelling Evening 2019
"In one session, she said that her life outside of therapy was going great, and seeing me was her main problem."
Are We Hearing What They Have to Say?
Admitting her bafflement with some of her millennial clients, a veteran therapist accepts her ignorance and gets advice from some of the young people in her life. Here’s how their fresh perspectives energized her practice.
A Different Kind of Healing Journey
It’s been nearly 30 years since SSRIs came on the scene, but despite their ubiquity and pairing with a variety of talk- and body-centered treatments, the rates of PTSD, depression, and anxiety are soaring. Could the ineffable insights and experiences of psychedelic drugs revolutionize the practice of psychotherapy?
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Trauma Treatment on the Edge
A clinician accustomed to treating trauma in her private practice is also an investigator of an MDMA-assisted psychotherapy research project. From this dual vantage point, she offers her take on the difference psychedelics make in her experience as a healer.
Inhabiting the Moment with Traumatized Teens
With traumatized adolescent clients, it’s emotion that gradually changes emotion—not rational explanation or interpretation, not snazzy techniques or “fake it till you make it” exhortations.
It’s time we address the psychological toll of the daily bombardment of information that permeates our lives.
When Talk Isn’t Enough: Easing Trauma’s Lingering Shock
Pioneering trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk shares his thoughts on the differences between public and private trauma.
Bringing Families into Trauma Treatment
If we don’t open up the one-on-one therapeutic cloister, trauma sufferers may never learn how to engage in the give and take of real-life relationships. By failing to include their families, we too often fail to help them weave change into their daily lives.
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