Yoga in the Therapy Room: Centering the uncentered client
Recently, therapists have begun to use simple, no-mat yoga practices to help clients whose minds are racing or fogged.
Treating the Dissociative Child: The Road Back from the Ultimate Loss of Self
Few cases offer as eerie a therapeutic challenge as a suddenly noncommunicative child, lost in a dissociative shutdown.
The Power of Forgiveness: Cutting the Bonds of Resentfulness
Frederic Luskin has spent the last 20 years studying forgiveness and why achieving it can be so difficult.
The Search for the Unspoken Self
When we trust in ourselves to follow the signals of life that the patient emits in seemingly casual conversation, we increase chances of stepping outside the stable confines of our theoretical models to enjoy an unexpected encounter.
Psyche and Soma: How Our Bodies Reveal Our Inner Experience
For more than 25 years, Pat Ogden has been at the forefront of developing somatic approaches that can succeed where the talking cure fails.
A Clinician’s Guide
Our understanding of what happens when we weep hasn't progressed much beyond Freud's theory of catharsis. However, knowing how our nervous systems work can help guide what we do—and don’t do—when clients burst into tears.
A Buddhist Approach to Helping Low Self-Esteem: Teaching Self-Compassion in Therapy
A Buddhist approach to enhancing self-esteem.
The Anatomy of Self-Hatred: Learning to Love Our Loathed "Selves"
With stalemated cases in which the task of self-acceptance feels impossible, the therapist needs to offer more than compassion and encouragement.
A New Vision of Integrative Mental Health
An alternative to the old talking cure is expanding the knowledge base of psychotherapy as we recognize the role that exercise, nutrition, spirituality, mind-body approaches, and lifestyle can play in enhancing our clinical effectiveness.
Dancing with the Unconscious
Sometimes conversation isn’t the best way to communicate with clients. There are times when therapists must go beyond the words.
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