In The Therapy Room

True tales and lessons from the therapist’s chair
Video April 23, 2024

What is Betrayal Blindness?

Dr. Ramani on Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse

Watch this clip of Dr. Ramani explaining what betrayal blindness looks like in relationships impacted by narcissistic abuse. Read more

Article March 4, 2024

Sometimes, transformational growth happens when we least expect it. Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Unlocking the Potential of Holistic Healing

Four Strategies to Bring the Body into Therapy

As the world embraces the theory of how trauma is captured in the body, clinicians are introducing clients to holistic healing techniques like sound baths and... Read more

Article March 1, 2024

I Want to Be My Client's Friend

A Taboo Longing in the Therapy Room

How far is friendship from the special type of closeness we call the therapeutic relationship? Read more

Article March 1, 2024

Ending a Marriage That's Already Over

Helping Women Move Beyond the Paralysis of Guilt

The person burdened with the decision of whether or not to end a marriage may not be the one who’s already left the marriage—emotionally or sexually. Read more

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 January 3, 2024

Work Issues at the Heart of Couples' Conflicts

Exploring Our Relationships with Our Jobs

The move beyond “Where do you work?” “How much do you work?” and “How’s it going?” is long overdue in couples therapy. Read more

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