September/October 2016View All Issues
Clearly, therapists must always respond with empathy, understanding, and attuned clinical expertise to clients’ suffering. But the theme of this issue is that in their urgency to relieve pain, therapists must not overlook the rich possibilities for health and growth within every person, without which even the most skilled clinician in the world can do nothing. In the end, all clients must, to some extent, be their own healers.
From Vulnerability to Daring
Learning How to Guide Devastated Clients Toward Growth
Hiding in Plain Sight
Clients' Symptoms Offer Clues to Their Strengths
The Bonds of War
Teaching Couples to Tap
How to Use Acupoints to Overcome Blocks to Intimacy
Eating Disorders Can Be a Matter of Life or Death
Creatures of Habit
How Do We Change Our Most Rigid Routines?
A Daughter Reflects on Her Father's Decision to Change Gender
What Really Gets Handed Down in a Family?