In The Therapy Room

True tales and lessons from the therapist’s chair
Article January 31, 2024

The Power of Movement in Therapy

Helping Clients Get Unstuck

A therapist shows how allowing her clients to physically move their bodies in therapy helps them process their emotions. Read more

Article January 3, 2024

From Grind Culture to Work Malaise

The Cultural Trends Driving Our Clients' Careers

What are the cultural messages feeding younger generations’ ambivalence and anxiety about their professional lives? Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Shame and Blame in Couples Therapy

A Therapist's Misstep Sparks Repair

A clinical rupture becomes an opportunity to help a couple move beyond the pursue-withdraw cycle. Read more

Article January 3, 2024

Tapping Our Way into Healing

A Simple, Empowering Tool for Self-regulation

Tapping, a simple tool for self-regulation, can be surprisingly fun and easy to teach clients. Read more

Article November 3, 2023

Reclaiming Black Imagination

The PRIDE Approach to Healing

A new approach embraces the somatic wisdom and indigenous knowledge of BIPOC clients. Read more

Article November 3, 2023

Spiritual Issues in Secular Treatment

When a Client Wants to Reconnect with Their Faith

Are therapists equipped to support clients who want to reconnect with their spiritual faith? Read more

Article November 3, 2023

Rethinking Codependence

An Attachment-Based Framework for Caregivers

Does codependency pathologize our natural willingness to help those we love? Read more

Article November 3, 2023

When a Tornado Ripped Through My Therapy Room

How My Client and I Survived Disaster

A therapist and client face unexpected dangers that reveal new facets of their humanity and vulnerability. Read more

Article November 3, 2023

Gifts of the Emerging Therapist

Tapping into the Power of Starting Out

Clinical experience is invaluable, but there are many unsung advantages to seeing therapists who are just starting out. Read more

Article September 1, 2023

Tuning into the Body in Couples Work

Getting to the Root of Core Conflicts

Integrating a somatic focus into couples therapy can help partners address their deeply entrenched stuck points. Read more

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