September/October 2022

Growing Old in an Ageist Society


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Debunking Myths About Aging

The Benefits of Therapy for Older Adults

Some older people sink into states of depression, apathy, or agitated irritability, but emotional distress in this population is too often seen as part of an... Read more

Cultivating Positive Age Beliefs

The Impact of Ageism on Our Bodies and Minds

Yale researcher Becca Levy discusses how our beliefs about aging affect our wellbeing, regardless of age. Read more

"You're a Moron"

An Angry Client Embraces Therapy at 92

At 92, a pugnacious client discovers that it’s never too late to change. Read more

Colliding into 70

Don’t Send Me a Sympathy Card!

Getting old is hard. But sometimes, as the body becomes more vulnerable, the spirit becomes fiercer. Read more

Our Aging Families

Encouraging New Conversations between Parents and Adult Children

A fundamental change has been percolating in how adult children and their aging parents interact. Read more

Laughing with Big Mama

How to Discover the Wise Guide Within You

A grandmother’s indelible spirit inspires a therapy practice. Read more

Therapy for People Living with Dementia

Creating Possibilities for Clients and Their Families

With an estimated 6.2 million Americans in need of mental health support tailored to the challenges of dementia, why are so few therapists working with them? Read more

Older Couples, New Narratives

Coming Together with Fresh Purpose

Longtime couples can still experience new, relationship-testing conflicts. Read more

Sex and the Older Couple

Helping Partners Reimagine Desire

Plenty of therapists have internalized the common misconception that at a certain point in our lives, humans are no longer interested in sex and intimacy. Read more

Extra Feature

The Fear of Exposure Therapy

Reframing Our Approach

Our willingness to face shared existential struggles right alongside our clients can make exposure therapy not only tolerable, but transformative. Read more


The Ideation Factor

Changing How We Think about Youth Suicide

Recognizing Medical Trauma

Recognizing Medical Trauma

"Why Won’t You Like Sports?"

The Father–Son Struggle with Gender Expectations

Confronting the Climate Crisis

Helping Clients Face Uncertainty and Fear

It’s All in Your Head?

A Primer on Chronic Pain

Unhappy Campers

When a Guys’ Weekend Goes South
Practice Tools September 15, 2022

Practice Tools: September/October 2022

The best from across the field of psychotherapy . . . on us!

Practice Tools for the September/October 2022 issue of Psychotherapy Networker are for clients who are worried about a loved one's diminishing cognitive... Read more