In The Therapy Room

True tales and lessons from the therapist’s chair
Article January 4, 2023

Quieting the Relentless Inner Critic

Memory Reconsolidation in Action

Pulling back the curtain on the mysterious and often misunderstood reconsolidation process can bring greater precision and depth to our interventions. Read more

Article January 3, 2023

When it comes time for your therapist to retire, hope like hell that it's not right after your marriage ends and your mother dies. Read more

Article November 29, 2022

Reducing Client Dropout

What Makes a Difference?
Bernard Schwartz

How to build a therapeutic relationship from the first session that keeps clients coming back. Read more

Article September 14, 2022

Therapy for People Living with Dementia

Creating Possibilities for Clients and Their Families

With an estimated 6.2 million Americans in need of mental health support tailored to the challenges of dementia, why are so few therapists working with them? Read more

Article August 11, 2022

A Feeling of Fullness

Reflections on Therapy with Kids in Foster Care

With plenty of misconceptions about treating traumatized children, one clinician shares why it's a chance to help them share their stories and a personal... Read more

Article July 27, 2022

The Narcissistic Client

Four Ways to Break Through

Whether it's vanity, a failure to take constructive criticism, mistreating family and friends, or lacking empathy for others, clients with narcissistic traits... Read more

Article July 27, 2022

How I Start and End Therapy

Six Clinicians Weigh In

Unfortunately, there's no playbook for beginning and ending therapy. So how do you make first and last sessions not only less awkward, but memorable and... Read more

Article July 22, 2022

When senseless tragedy turns a child's world upside down, parents are looking for mental health support for the whole family. Read more

Article July 14, 2022

Shattered by Suicide

Helping Families in the Aftermath

Suicide isn't simply the tragedy of someone taking their own life: it's also the long, excruciating nightmare of being left behind. Read more

Article July 13, 2022

Moving Through Grief

An Emotionally Focused Approach

Once blocks to the organic grief process are identified and removed, how can therapists choreograph corrective emotional experiences? Read more

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