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Case Study December 30, 2020

Gender-Affirmative Therapy

Helping Transgender Clients Begin Their Journey

The key elements of gender-affirmative therapy for clients who are medically or socially transitioning. Read more

Case Study November 3, 2020

A New Family Narrative

Transforming Intergenerational Trauma

The key to working with a family may be getting parents to see the intergenerational trauma underlying present-day issues. Read more

Case Study August 26, 2020

Last-Chance Therapy in a Tumultuous Time

Discovering Hope in Higher Values with Couples

Working with couples on the brink of divorce during this pressure-cooker time requires us to help them “reach up” to their highest values. Read more

Case Study June 30, 2020

Crossing Cultures

The Surprising Complexity of Countertransference

A shared cultural understanding can be a powerful asset in therapy, adding a familiarity and depth to the exploration of countertransference. Read more

Case Study May 1, 2020

It takes creativity to apply basic therapy tools, especially when depression has set in and negative cognitions have taken over. Read more

Case Study March 5, 2020

Breaking the Silence

Facilitated Communication with Nonverbal Autism

A controversial method makes talk therapy possible for people who don’t talk. Read more

Case Study December 27, 2019

The Therapist as Traffic Cop

Learning the Hard Way with a Volatile Couple

Being a good traffic cop can mean the difference between success or failure as a couples therapist.* Commentary by Peter Fraenkel Read more

Case Study October 28, 2019

Bowing Out

The Dilemma of Uncoupling

If a loving couple shares a relationship history with no major deal-breaker issues, is “uncoupling” the best path? Read more

Case Study September 4, 2019

Have we unfairly pathologized clients diagnosed with borderline personality disorder? Read more

Case Study July 3, 2019

The Biotech Dragon

A Kid-Friendly Approach to Self-Regulation

Engaging kids in talk therapy is often a frustrating struggle. So what happens when you introduce a video game and some cool bioresponsive tech? Read more

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