The Dangers of a Phone-Based Childhood

Are We Protecting Kids in the Wrong Way?

What happens when a whole generation of children are overprotected on the playground and underprotected online? Read more

Families Under Pressure

Helping Relieve Today’s Parents & Kids

The pandemic has created an emotional petri dish for kids and parents who are stuck in place, terribly stressed, and feeling alone. How are families supposed... Read more

Bridging the Gap

School–Therapy Collaboration in Trying Times

Although it’s never been easy to take oh-so-familiar systems principles and put them to work in real life, the devastating sweep of the pandemic has made... Read more

Rethinking Anger

The Bioenergetic Therapy Approach

Too often, therapists working with anger focus on controlling and preventing it, rather than finding constructive ways to use it. Bioenergetic therapy regards... Read more

An Awareness of the Soul

What Does It Mean to Really Get in Touch with Yourself?

When I was 5 years old, I experienced something that made me feel viscerally, mentally, emotionally, and inescapably connected to everything and everyone... Read more

Family Matters March 13, 2017

Leaping for Joy

The Secret Lives of Children

Recalling a time when kids were supposed to be out of the house—and their parents’ hair—as much as possible. Read more

Working Through the Childhood Wounds that Feed Depression

Judith Beck on Understanding Emotions Intellectually

Judith Beck talks about an intellectual technique that she uses when doing childhood work with adult clients suffering from depression. Read more

The Power of Secure Attachment

Offering Deep Relatedness from the Very First Session

Diane Poole Heller, an expert in trauma and attachment, on helping clients find their way back to meaningful, safe relationships. Read more

Family Matters May 1, 2010

Going, Going, Gone

A young boy finds his Charon for the final journey
Anna Belle Kaufman

An ill child finds his place among a group of other boys in aging men's bodies. Read more