In The Therapy Room

True tales and lessons from the therapist’s chair
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

Article July 1, 2023

Uncovering Intimate Partner Violence

When Does Relationship Conflict Tip into Abuse?

Intimate partner violence isn’t as obvious to therapists as cultural stereotypes suggest—and even when it’s revealed, the path forward isn’t always... Read more

Article July 1, 2023

Igniting the Spark

You Don’t Have to be a Sex Therapist to Treat Low Desire

You don't have to be a sex therapist to help your clients with diminished sexual desire. Read more

Video June 1, 2023

Unmasking the Covert Narcissist in Therapy

A Conversation with Craig Malkin

Author and clinician Craig Malkin, PhD, sits down with Psychotherapy Networker’s editor in chief Livia Kent to talk about how to spot covert narcissism and... Read more

Article April 28, 2023

A Dog Wanders into My Session

Taking a New Direction in the Therapy Room

A seasoned therapist discovers that the willingness to be a beginner again can sometimes have more value for clients than polished expertise. Read more

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