An Interview with Jay Haley
Jay Haley has been so successful in setting the terms for how we think about therapy and change (whether one agrees with him or not) that it may be hard to understand what the field of psychotherapy was like before he began commenting upon it. Probably more arguments about therapy have started by invoking Haley's name ("You know what Haley would say about this, don't you?") than that of any other figure in the field.
Breaking the Chain of Resentment: How to Help Clients Move Past Old Wounds
How do you strike a balance between validation and empowerment in helping those afflicted with chronic resentment?
A Cure for the Yips: Brainspotting and Performance Blocks
Traumatic experiences are often the root of athletic and other kinds of performance blocks.
A Step in the Right Direction: An Interview with Darrel Regier
The vice chair of the DSM-5 Task Force is bemused that the release of what was intended to be a more accurate and rigorously researched manual has raised such an uproar.
Understanding What Your Audience Needs
Some tips on the do’s and don’ts of giving a good workshop.
The Therapist in the Real World
There was a time, not long ago, when all therapists needed to begin practicing their craft was a quiet room, an appointment book, a phone, and an answering machine. Since then, our field has gone through some truly seismic shifts.
Detoxifying Criticism: How to Help Clients Gain Perspective
An innovative way of working with people who are hypersensitive to criticism.
New Technologies for Today’s Practitioners: Using Virtual Reality to treat PTSD
The increasingly accessible and inexpensive technology of virtual reality now enables us to incorporate digital Skinner boxes in our practices that can enhance healing for trauma survivors.
Extending the Circle of Care
A grassroots effort to serve the mental health needs of veterans enables therapists to extend to their impact.
Upgrading the Software: A One-Session Cure for An Obnoxious Habit
Sometimes there’s no need for a detailed assessment of a client’s entire life history and their family relationships, especially when the desired outcome is changing an automatic habit like nose-picking.
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