Unexpected Lessons from Practice
Three clinicians share stories of challenging cases that show how the most surprising outcomes often have nothing to do with therapeutic brilliance or technical wizardry.
A Palm under the Moon: A grandpa’s love story
A young child’s bedroom is a place for magic and enchantment.
A Diary of Riding Out the Storm
A therapist discovers what it means to be fully present, even in the face of the terrifying prospect of a declining mind.
We’ll Never Be Here Again: Stopping to Listen on a Late-life Passage
A sexagenarian contemplates the sobering knowledge that she’s got “a tiny little future and a great big past.”
Never Too Late
A son reconstructs his story of his mother.
Don’t Overthink Your Interventions
In our profession, it’s often more alluring to explore new gimmicks than to acknowledge that our success largely hinges on simple, commonsense factors.
Don’t Play It Again, Sam: Chance Encounters Can Change Our Lives
Sometimes chance encounters can change a life.
How the Virtual World Is Rewiring Our Senses
For the first time in history, we’re mainly experiencing nature through intermediary technology that paradoxically provides more detail while flattening our sensory experience. Can becoming entranced by electronic media alter our brains?
A Little Wiggle Room
It’s never too late to change your story
The Power of the Pen in Therapy: Some journaling exercises to enhance your work
Some guidelines for bringing the creative power of therapeutic journaling into your work.
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